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Toussaint Louverture Presentation


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Toussaint Louverture Presentation

  1. 1. Toussaint Louverture
  2. 2. Toussaint Louverture Louverture was born on May 20, 1743. He was a slave on Breda Plantation.
  3. 3. Family Life Louverture married Suzanne Simone Baptiste on September 3, 1777. They raised their three boys on Breda plantation.
  4. 4. Leading the Revolution The Haitian Revolution started with the Night of Fire in 1791, and continued until 1803. Louverture led the Haitians alongside the Spanish. He changed allegiances to the French in 1794. Then he created an independent Haitian militia, to oppose the French.
  5. 5. Death Louverture was captured by Charles Leclerc and sent to Fort-de-Joux. Louverture died on April 7, 1803. He died before Haiti was freed on December 31, 1803 by Jean-Jacques Dessalines.