John James Audubon (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, hunter, and painter. He painted, catalogued, and described the birds of North America in a form far superior to what had gone before. In his outsize personality and achievements, he seemed to represent the new American nation of the United States.
This is a list of Haitians, notable people from Haiti and persons of Haitian ancestry living abroad, including Haitian-Americans and Haitian-Canadians. The list includes people recognized for artistic, cultural, economic, historical, criminal, and political reasons, among others. If not indicated here, their Haitian heritage and notability is contained in their main article. This list does not include fictional characters, or Haitian associations and organizations.
Madame Max Adolphe was the right hand woman of François Duvalier during his presidency in Haiti. Adolphe, then known as Rosalie Bosquet, came to the attention of Francois during an attempt on his life. While she was a low ranking officer in the Tonton Macoute, her courage impressed the President so much that he promoted her to the position of warden at Fort Dimanche.
Marlie Casseus (born 1992) is a Haitian teenager who attracted national and international media attention when she received surgery to remove a 16-pound growth from her face that threatened her ability to eat, breathe, and see.
Prince Jacques-Victor Henry (3 March 1804 – 18 October 1820) was the heir apparent to the throne of the Kingdom of Haiti. He was the youngest child of Henri Christophe, then a general in the Haitian Army, by his wife Marie-Louise Coidavid. His father became President of the state of Haiti in 1807, and on March 26, 1811 he was proclaimed King of Haiti.