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List of colonial governors of Saint-Domingue

Since 1659, Saint-Domingue (now the Republic of Haiti), was a French colony, recognized by Spain on September 20, 1697. From September 20, 1793 to October 1798 parts of the island were under British occupation.[1]

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Governors (1691-1714)Edit

  1. October 1, 1691 - July 1700 Jean du Casse
  2. July 1700 - December 16, 1703 Joseph d'Honon de Gallifet (acting)
  3. December 16, 1703 - October 13, 1705 Charles Auger
  4. October 13, 1705 - December 28, 1707 Jean-Pierre de Charitte (acting)
  5. December 28, 1707 - 1710 François-Joseph, comte de Choiseul-Beauprés
  6. 1710 - February 7, 1711 Jean-Pierre de Charitte (2nd time)
  7. February 7, 1711 - May 24, 1711 Laurent de Valernod
  8. May 24, 1711 - August 29, 1712 Nicolas de Gabaret
  9. August 29, 1712 - 1713 Paul-François de La Grange, comte d'Arquian
  10. 1713 - 1714 Louis de Courbon, comte de Blénac

Governors-General (1714-1803)Edit

  1. 1714 - 11 Jan 1717 Louis de Courbon, comte de Blénac
  2. January 11, 1717 - July 10, 1719 Charles Joubert de la Bastide, marquis de Châteaumorand
  3. 10 Jul 1719 - 6 Dec 1723 Léon, marquis de Sorel
  4. December 6, 1723 - October 8, 1731 Gaspard-Charles de Goussé, chevalier de La Rochalar
  5. October 8, 1731 - February 4, 1732 Antoine-Gabriel, marquis de Vienne de Busserolles
  6. February 4, 1732 - October 8, 1732 Étienne Cochard de Chastenoy (acting)
  7. October 8, 1732 - July 1737 Pierre, marquis de Fayet
  8. July 1737 - November 11, 1737 Étienne Cochard de Chastenoy (2nd time) (acting)
  9. November 11, 1737 - November, 1746 Charles de Brunier, marquis de Larnage
  10. November 19, 1746 - August 12, 1748 Étienne Cochard de Chastenoy (3rd time) (acting)
  11. August 12, 1748 - March 29, 1751 Hubert de Brienne-Conflans, comte de Conflans
  12. March 29, 1751 - May 31, 1753 Emmanuel-Auguste de Cahideux du Bois de Lamothe
  13. May 31 - March 24, 1757 Joseph-Hyacinthe de Rigaud, marquis de Vaudreuil
  14. March 24, 1757 - July 30, 1762 Philippe-François Bart
  15. July 30, 1762 - March 7, 1763 Gabriel de Bory de Saint-Vincent
  16. March 7, 1763 - August 4, 1763 Armand, vicomte de Belzunce
  17. August 4, 1763 - April 23, 1764 Pierre-André de Gohin, comte de Montreuil (acting)
  18. April 23, 1764 - July 1, 1766 Jean-Baptiste-Charles-Henri, comte d'Estaing
  19. July 1, 1766 - February 10, 1769 Louis-Armand-Constantin de Rohan, prince de Montbazon
  20. February 10, 1769 - January 15, 1772 Pierre-Gédéon, comte de Noli
  21. January 15, 1772 - April 30, 1772 De la Ferronays (acting)
  22. April 30, 1772 - April 15, 1775 Louis-Florent, marquis de Valière
  23. May 12, 1775 - August 16, 1775 Jean-François, comte de Reynaud de Villeverd (acting)
  24. August 16, 1775 - December 13, 1776 Victor-Thérèse Charpentier, comte d'Ennery
  25. December 28, 1776 - May 22, 1777 Jean-Baptiste de Taste de Lilancour (acting)
  26. May 22, 1777 - March 7, 1780 Robert, comte d'Argout
  27. March 7, 1780 - April 25, 1780 Jean-Baptiste de Taste de Lilancour (2nd time) (acting)
  28. April 25, 1780 - July 28, 1781 Jean-François, comte de Reynaud de Villeverd (2nd time)
  29. July 28, 1781 - February 14, 1782 Jean-Baptiste de Taste de Lilancour (3rd time) (acting)
  30. February 14, 1782 - July 3, 1785 Guillaume de Bellecombe
  31. July 3, 1785 - April 27, 1786 Gui-Pierre de Coustard (acting)
  32. April 27, 1786 - November 1787 César Henri, comte de La Luzerne
  33. November 1787 - December 22, 1788 Alexandre de Vincent de Mazade (acting)
  34. December 22, 1788 - 1789 Marie-Charles, marquis du Chilleau
  35. 1789 - August 19, 1789 Alexandre de Vincent de Mazade (2nd time) (acting)
  36. August 19, 1789 - November 1790 Louis-Antoine Thomassin, comte de Peynier
  37. November 9, 1790 - 1792 Philibert François Rouxel de Blanchelande
  38. 1792 - Jun 1792 Adrien-Nicolas, marquis de la Salle, comte d'Offémont
  39. Jun 1792 - October 21, 1792 Jean-Jacques d'Esparbes
  40. October 21, 1792 - January 2, 1793 Donatien-Marie-Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de Rochambeau
  41. January 2, 1793 - June 19, 1793 Léger-Félicité Sonthonax (commissioner)
  42. June 19, 1793 - October 1793 François Galbaud du Fort
  43. October 1793 - May 11, 1796 Étienne-Maynaud-Bitfranc Laveaux
  44. May 11, 1796 - August 24, 1797 Léger-Félicité Sonthonax (2nd time) (commissioner)
  45. April 1, 1797 - May 5, 1802 Toussaint Louverture
  46. March 27, 1798 - October 23, 1798 Gabriel-Marie-Théodore-Joseph Hédouville (commissioner)
  47. February 5, 1802 - November 2, 1802 Charles Leclerc
  48. November 2, 1802 - November 30, 1803 Donatien-Marie-Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de Rochambeau (2nd time)
  49. November 30, 1803 - December 31, 1803 Jean-Jacques Dessalines

For continuation after independence, see: List of heads of state of Haiti

British Governors (1793-1798)Edit

  1. September 20, 1793 - October 1794 John Whitelocke
  2. October 1794 - October 1796 Adam Williamson
  3. October 1796 - January 1797 John Graves Simcoe
  4. January 1797 - March 1797 Nesbit
  5. March 1797 - October 1798 Thomas Maitland

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bob Corbett (2001). "Haiti Rulers". Webster University. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-03-14. (actually taken from rulers.org!!!)