Francois "Papa Doc"  Duvalier
(April 14, 1907 April 21, 1971)

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Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier married  Simone in 1939. Public demonstration supporting
the Duvalier dictatorship.

Papa Doc at his presidential desk, with a .45 automatic pistol within reach. Papa Doc's last public appearance on April 21, 1971.


Nelson Rockefeller (right) visits Papa Doc.


Duvalier, a Voodoo priest, usually dressed
in black like the Baron of the Cemetery.
The widow and son view
Papa Doc at his lying-in-state.

Papa Doc and his People, Channel 4, WTVJ, Miami, Ralph Renick, March 22, 1966 (Part 4 of 6)

Attempts to Overthrow Papa Doc Duvalier
Simone Duvalier obituary