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Haitians in France

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Haitians in France consist of migrants from Haiti and their descendants living and working in France.

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Artists

  • Edgar Degas, artist
  • Edouard Duval-Carrié, painter and sculptor
  • Gérard Fombrun, sculptor
  • Philippe Dodard, graphic artist and painter
  • Athletes

  • Abel Thermeus, professional football player
  • Alexandre Lippmann, fencer
  • Belony Dumas, professional football player
  • Bryan Alceus, professional football player
  • Constantin Henriquez, first person of color to compete in the Olympic Games and by extension to win a gold medal; rugby union footballer
  • Davidson Charles, professional football player
  • Dominique Jean-Zéphirin, professional football player
  • Dylan Saint-Louis, professional football player
  • Ernst Atis-Clotaire, professional football player
  • Fabrice Valcin, professional football player
  • Frantz Bertin, professional football player
  • Gabriel Flambert, professional football player
  • Gary Ambroise, professional football player
  • Georgi Joseph, professional basketball player
  • Jean-Dimmy Jéoboam, professional basketball player
  • Jean-Eudes Maurice, professional football player
  • Jean-Jacques Pierre, professional football player
  • Jean-Kévin Augustin, professional football player
  • Jeff Louis, professional football player
  • Johnny Placide, professional football player
  • Herby Fortunat, professional football player
  • Hervé Bazile, professional football player
  • Kervens Belfort, professional football player
  • Kevin Lafrance, professional football player
  • Lecsinel Jean-François, professional football player
  • Listner Pierre-Louis, professional football player
  • Marc Hérold Gracien, professional football player; was considered as the fastest player in France by beating Nicolas Anelka's record after a physical test at Clarefontaine (The National Institute of Soccer)
  • Max Hilaire, professional football player
  • Mike Maignan, professional football player
  • Pierre Mercier, professional football player
  • Ralph Noncent, professional football player
  • Presnel Kimpembe, professional football player
  • Rénald Metelus, professional football player
  • Rochel Chery, professional basketball player
  • Romain Genevois, professional football player
  • Ronald Agénor, professional tennis player
  • Soni Mustivar, professional football player
  • Steeven Joseph-Monrose, professional football player
  • Vladimir Pascal, professional football player
  • Wagneau Eloi, professional football player
  • William Vainqueur, professional football player
  • Wilner Nazaire, professional football player
  • Windsor Noncent, professional football player
  • Yassin Fortune, professional football player
  • Yves Desmarets, professional football player
  • Entertainment

  • Jeanne Duval, actress
  • Raoul Peck, filmmaker
  • Historical personalities

  • Eugene Bullard, was the first African-American military pilot, whose ancestors where Haitian slaves who fled the Haitian Revolution.
  • Charles Terres Weymann, racing pilot, who flew for Nieuport during World War I as a test pilot and was awarded the rank of Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.
  • Jean-Baptiste Belley, former slave from Saint Domingue
  • Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche, engineer and the only passenger of known African ancestry on the ill-fated voyage of the RMS Titanic.
  • Michèle Bennett, ex-wife of former President for Life of Haiti, Jean-Claude Duvalier.
  • Serge Gilles, exiled leader of the Fusion of Haitian Social Democrats political party of Haiti.
  • Literature

  • Alexandre Dumas, writer (most notable for works such as The Three Musketeers)
  • Alexandre Dumas, fils, writer and dramatist
  • Félix Morisseau-Leroy, writer
  • Gary Klang, poet and novelist
  • Ida Faubert, writer
  • Jacques Roumain, writer, politician, and advocate of Marxism
  • Jean-Baptiste Dureau de la Malle, writer and translator
  • Jean-Baptiste Romane, poet and one poem, Vers à la France, he was awarded a gold medallion by the French government
  • Jean Dominique, journalist
  • Joel Dreyfuss, journalist, editor, and writer
  • John James Audubon, ornithologist, naturalist, and painter
  • Maggy de Coster, writer
  • Paul Arcelin, writer
  • Pierre Faubert, poet and playwright
  • René Depestre, poet and former communist activist
  • Roger Gaillard, historian and novelist
  • Solon Ménos, author and politician
  • Thomas Madiou, historian
  • Victor Séjour, author
  • Medicine

  • François Fournier de Pescay - the first person of color to have practiced medicine and surgery in Europe.
  • Models

  • Misty Jean, former Miss West Indies and singer
  • Music

  • Alibi Montana, rapper
  • Kery James, rapper and singer
  • Michel Paul Guy de Chabanon, violinist, composer and writer
  • Roi Heenok, rapper, producer and entrepreneur
  • Political figures

  • Alexandre Pétion
  • André Rigaud
  • Dumarsais Estimé
  • Franck Lavaud, military general and politician
  • François-Ferdinand Christophe
  • Jean-Baptiste Mills
  • Jean-Claude Bajeux, political activist and professor of Caribbean literature
  • Joseph Bunel
  • Jules DeMun
  • Léon Thébaud, lawyer and ambassador
  • Lysius Salomon
  • Michaëlle Jean
  • Paul Arcelin, political activist
  • Philippe Kieffer, French officer and political personality, and a hero of the Free French Forces
  • Thomas-Alexandre Dumas
  • Toussaint Louverture
  • References

    Haitians in France Wikipedia


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