- Toussaint LOuverture: the Slave who Defeated Napoleon . . .
The remarkable leader of this slave revolt was Toussaint Breda (later called Toussaint L'Ouverture, and sometimes the “black Napoleon”)
- Toussaint Louverture - Wikipedia
Almost nothing is known for certain about Toussaint Louverture's early life, as there are contradictory accounts and evidence about this period
- 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
- Haitian Revolution (1791-1804) | The Black Past . . .
The Haitian Revolution has often been described as the largest and most successful slave rebellion in the Western Hemisphere It is certainly the only servile uprising that led to the creation of an independent nation, Haiti
- Jean-Jacques Dessalines | emperor of Haiti | Britannica. com
Jean-Jacques Dessalines: Jean-Jacques Dessalines, emperor of Haiti who proclaimed his country’s independence in 1804 Dessalines was brought to the French West Indian colony of Saint-Domingue (Haiti) as a slave
- The Slave Revolution – Saint-Domingue 1791-1803
In place in Saint-Domingue, Toussaint again overcame the armies of Great Britain, who had already paid a heavy tribute to the revolutionary willingness of the former slaves
- Political and Economic History of Haiti - San Jose State . . .
In April of 1793 Republican French forces with the aid of thousands of blacks defeated the white royalist forces at Cap Francais The black recruits to the republican cause were promised their freedom
- Haitian Revolution | Causes, Summary, Facts | Britannica. com
Haitian Revolution: Haitian Revolution, series of conflicts between 1791 and 1804 that resulted in the Haitian people winning independence from France