Toussaint Louverture

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Toussaint Louverture
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Pentin o Toussaint Louverture
Born20 Mey 1743
Saint-Domingue (later Haiti)
Died7 Apryle 1803(1803-04-07) (aged 59)
Fort-de-Joux, Fraunce
Ither namesToussaint L'Ouverture, Toussaint Bréda
MuivementHaitian Revolution
ReleegionRoman Catholic
Military career
Allegiance France
 Haiti
Service/branchFrench Airmy
French Revolutionary Airmy
Haitian Airmy
RankGeneral
Battles/warsHaitian Revolution

François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture (French pronunciation: ​[fʁɑ̃swa dɔminik tusɛ̃ luvɛʁtyʁ]; 20 Mey 1743 – 7 Aprile 1803), an aa kent as Toussaint L'Ouverture, Toussaint-Louverture, Toussaint Bréda, and nicknamed the "Napoléon Noir" (Black Napoleon),[1][2] wis the leader o the Haitian Revolution.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The Slave Who Defeated Napoleon from History Wiz
  2. Taylor, David (2002). "Martini". p. 95. ISBN 1930603037.