- Toussaint LOuverture: the Slave who Defeated Napoleon . . .
The Slave Who Defeated Napoleon Napoleon was one of the greatest generals who ever lived But at the end of the 18th century a self-educated slave with no military training drove Napoleon out of Haiti and led his country to independence
- Toussaint Louverture - Wikipedia
François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture (French: [fʁɑ̃swa dɔminik tusɛ̃ luvɛʁtyʁ] 9 May 1743 – 7 April 1803), also known as Toussaint L'Ouverture or Toussaint Bréda, was the best-known leader of the Haitian Revolution He was a leader of the growing resistance His military and political acumen saved the gains of the first Black insurrection in November 1791
- Haitian Revolution - Wikipedia
Haitian Revolution; Part of the Atlantic Revolutions, French Revolutionary Wars, and Napoleonic Wars : Battle at San Domingo, a painting by January Suchodolski, depicting a struggle between Polish troops in French service and the slave rebels and freed revolutionary soldiers
- History of United Kingdom | Britannica. com
In dentistry: Dentistry in 19th-century Europe In 1856 English dentist Sir John Tomes led the formation of the first dental organization in England, the Odontological Society It was through the activity of this group that the Royal Dental Hospital of London was established in 1858
- The Black Jacobins: Toussaint LOuverture and the San . . .
The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution [C L R James] on Amazon com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers A classic and impassioned account of the first revolution in the Third World This powerful
- Jean-Jacques Dessalines | emperor of Haiti | Britannica. com
Jean-Jacques Dessalines and Henry Christophe led a black army against the French in 1802, following evidence that Napoleon intended to restore slavery in Saint-Domingue as he had done in other French possessions They defeated the French commander and a large part of his army, and…
- The Slave Revolution – Saint-Domingue 1791-1803
The French government sent a military expedition, lead by General Sonthonax, to re-establish order on the island However, before they arrived in Saint Domingue, the Parisian insurrection of August 10 1793 overthrew the monarchy and drove out the representatives of the slave-owning bourgeois
- Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian . . .
The first and only successful slave revolution in the Americas began in 1791 when thousands of brutally exploited slaves rose up against their masters on Saint-Domingue, the most profitable colony in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world