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List of Haitian flags

This is a list of flags used in Haiti. For more information about the national flag, visit the article Flag of Haiti.

National flag

Flag Date Use Description
Flag of Haiti The bicolour flag of 1804, reverted to use by [1][2]
1804 Civil ensign The first flag of the Republic. The generals of the revolution decided to change the flag so that the bands are horizontal.[1]
1804-1806 Flag of the First Empire of Haiti. Flag of the First Empire, used by [1][3]
1849–1859 Flag of the Second Empire of Haiti An attempt to restore the black and red flag which was made in 1844 failed. In 1847, [1][3]
1964–1986 Flag of Haiti used by Duvalier The new constitution under Duvalier returns to the black and red flag first used by Dessalines, although the coat of arms remains but with color modifications instead of the blue, with black.[1]
1625-1794 Flag of Saint-Domingue The crown represents the Kingdom of France.
1794-1803 Flag of Saint-Domingue The [1]
1803 Flag of the Haitian Revolution Jean-Jacques Dessalines, chief of the black rebels, and Alexandre Pétion, leader of the mulattoes, decide in 1803 to stop fighting alongside the French. On May 18, 1803, Dessalines removes the white band from the French flag and has his relative, [1][4]

Civil flags

Flag Date Use Description
1806 Flag of the State of Haiti Flag of the Northern State, used by President [1][3]
1811–1820 Flag of the Kingdom of Haiti Flag of the Northern Kingdom, used by [1][3]


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External links

  • Haiti
  • Haiti - L'Union Fait La Force
  • History of the Haitian Flag of Independence
  • The Armorial of Haiti: Symbols of Nobility in the Reign of Henry Christophe
  • The Nine Flags in the History of Haiti: 1802 to Present
  • République d'Haïti
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