List of people on stamps of Haiti

This is a list of people who have been featured on Haitian postage stamps. The following entries list the name of the person, the year they were first featured on a stamp, and a short description of their notability. The list is complete through 1960.

Among the blacks fighting on the American side were a large number of troops brought to the continent by the French. These included Henri Christophe, a 12-year-old who was wounded in the fight before Savannah. He later become the liberator and then king of Haiti. Other blacks in the French force who would later gain fame included Martial Besse, who was promoted to general by the French, and Jean-Baptiste Mars Belley, another government leader in Haiti.

General Jean-Baptiste Mars-Belley

*Boisrond-Tonnerre (1954) - Author of the final version of the Haitian Act of Independence
*Louis Bornó (1924) - President of Haiti

*François Capois (1946) - Military leader during the Haitian Revolution Also known as Capois la Mort
*Sylvio Cator (1958) - Olympic silver medalist in the long jump
*Henri Christophe (1954) - President and later King of Haiti
*Pierre de Coubertin (1960) - Founder of the modern Olympic Games
*Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable (1959) - First non-native settler in the area which is now Chicago, Illinois, USA
*Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1904) - Leader of the Haitian Revolution and later Emperor of Haiti
*Thomas-Alexandre Dumas (1935) - General in the French Revolution
*Alexandre Dumas, père (1935) - French author
*Alexandre Dumas, fils (1935) - French author and playwright
*François Duvalier (1958) - President of Haiti

*Claudinette Fouchard (1960) - Beauty queen

*Occide Jeanty (1960) - Composer and pianist

*Immanuel Kant (1956) - German philosopher
*Hammerton Killick (1943) - Navy admiral

*Lamartiniere (1954) - Military leader during the Haitian Revolution
*Cincinnatus Leconte (1912) - President of Haiti
*Abraham Lincoln (1959) - President of the United States

*Paul Eugène Magloire (1953) - President of Haiti
*Yolette Magloire (1954) - First Lady known for her charity work

*Pierre Nord Alexis (1904) - President of Haiti

*Toussaint L'Ouverture (1904) - Leader of the Haitian Revolution

*Alexandre Pétion (1904) - President of the southern Republic of Haiti
*Pope Pius XII (1959) - Head of the Roman Catholic Church

*Lysius Salomon (1887) - President of Haiti
*Antoine Simon (1910) - President of Haiti
*Tirésias Simon Sam (1898) - President of Haiti

*Sténio Vincent (1931) - President of Haiti

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