Died the former President of Haiti, rené préval

René Préval

Former Haitian President rené préval has died on 75-m to year of life, reports Reuters.

Préval became the first leader in the 202-year history of the country, which won democratic elections, worked on his post for a full term and peacefully transferred power to a successor.

Education préval was an agronomist. He first won the presidency in 1996, after the presidency of his colleague Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and he handed over power in 2001. Three years later, Aristide was overthrown.

From 2006 to 2011, préval was again held a post of the President of the country. In this period the tragedy occurred, killing more than 200 thousand people, the earthquake of 12 January 2010.

During his reign, the préval paid attention to infrastructure development, engaged in land reform. Unlike many of his predecessors, he was not accused of mass human rights violations, despotism or corruption.