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Toussaint L'Ouverture

Toussaint L'OuvertureAKA François-Dominique Toussaint

Born: 20-May-1743
Birthplace: Bréda, Haiti
Died: 7-Apr-1803
Location of death: Fort de Joux, Doubs, France
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military, Activist

Nationality: Haiti
Executive summary: Led the 1791 Slave Rebellion

Father: Gaou-Guinou
Wife: Suzanne Simone Baptiste (m. 1782, d. May-1816)
Son: Placide (stepson, d. 1843)
Son: Isaac (d. 1850)
Son: Saint Jean

    Born into Slavery
    Manumission 1777
    Horse Shot from Under
    Shot: Battle right hip
    Pardoned by General Victor Leclerc (1-May-1802)
    Kidnapped 22-May-1802
    Deported to France (May-1802)

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