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Encyclopedia > Roger Gaillard

Roger Gaillard (10 April 1923 - 2000) was a Haitian historian and novelist. Born in Port-au-Prince, Gaillard earned a philosophy degree at the University of Paris in France. He is best known for his multiple-volume chronicle of the United States' occupation of Haiti. April 10 is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Categories: Caribbean geography stubs | Capitals in North America | Haiti ... The Sorbonne, Paris, in a 17th century engraving The historic University of Paris (French: ) first appeared in the second half of the 12th century, but was in 1970 reorganised as 13 autonomous universities (University of Paris I–XIII). ... The United States occupation of Haiti began on July 28, 1915 and ended in mid-August, 1934. ...

Selected works

  • L'Univers Romanesque de Jacques Roumain (1965)
  • La Destinée de Carl Brouard (1966)
  • Les Cent Jours de Rosalvo Bobo (1973)
  • Charlemagne Péralte le Caco (1982)
  • La Guérilla de Batraville (1983)
  • La Déroute de l'Intelligence (1992)

Jacques Roumain ( 1907- 1945) was a Haitian writer and communist politician. ... Charlemagne Masséna Péralte was a Haitian leader that opposed the US Invasion of his country in 1915. ...


  • Schutt-Ainé, Patricia; Staff of Librairie Au Service de la Culture (1994). Haiti: A Basic Reference Book. Miami, Florida: Librairie Au Service de la Culture, p. 103. ISBN 0-9638599-0-0. 



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