Tancrède Auguste

Posted by hougansydney.com on Thursday, December 28, 2017
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Joseph Antoine Tancrède Auguste, born on March 16, 1856. He assumed the Haitian Presidency on August 8th, 1912,  the same day President Cincinatus Leconte died in a massive explosion that had destroyed the National Palace.

Tancrède Auguste's presidency, just like that of his predecessor, was short-lived. He died from natural causes on May 2nd, 1913, while traveling to the north; less than a year in office.