'Baby Doc' dead: Ousted Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier dies of heart attack

October 5, 2014 3:26 AM

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'Baby Doc' dead: Ousted Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier dies of heart attack

The self-proclaimed “president for Life” of Haiti was exiled from the country after a popular uprising brought down his brutal regime. Known as “Baby Doc,” he became the world’s youngest president when he took over in 1971 at just 19 years old. The ousted leader was 63.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Jean-Claude-Duvalier, the self-proclaimed "president for life" of Haiti whose corrupt and brutal regime sparked a popular uprising that sent him into a 25-year exile, died Saturday of a heart attack, his attorney said.

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