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us: Henri Christophe, King of Haiti, 1767-1820


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    • us: Christophe, Henri, King of Haiti, 1767-1820
    • us: Christophe, Henri, 1767-1820
    • us: Enrique Cristóbal, King of Haiti, 1767-1820
    • us: Cristóbal, Enrique, 1767-1820
    • us: Cristóbal, King of Haiti, 1767-1820
    • us: Heinrich Christoph, King of Haiti, 1767-1820
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1767-10-08
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1820-10-08
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Grenada
    • Death Place

        (naf) Haiti
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Haiti
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        fre
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      Christophe, Henri, King of Haiti, 1767-1820Christophe, Henri,King of Haiti,1767-1820
  • Sources

    • found: Leconte, V. El rey Cristóbal, 1954: t.p. (El rey Cristóbal) leaf bet. p. 7-9 (under port.: Gral. Enrique Cristóbal, rey de Haití)
    • found: Heinrich der Erste (Christoph), König von Hayti, 1825.
    • found: Finzi, G. Pauvre assassin, 1990: t.p. (Henri Christophe)
    • found: Bibliothèque nationale de France authority file, viewed February 20, 2014 (access point: Henri 1re (roi d'Haïti ; 1767-1820); birth: 1767-10-08, Île de la Grenade; death: 1820-10-08, Haïti)
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed June 12, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Christophe, Henri; revolutionary, King, president; born 1767, probably in Grenada; born a slave; fought in a battalion led by the Marquis du Rouvrary against the British in Savannah, Georgia, was wounded (1779); purchased his freedom; served in the French militia force (1790); became a captain in the French colonial armed forces (1793); was promoted to brigadier general in the forces led by the black general François Dominique Toussaint Louverture (1794-1802); deserted the French and joined rebel forces (1802), the French were routed, Haiti was declared independent (January 1, 1804); became president of Haiti (1806); was forced to declare North Haiti a separate state; declared himself ruler of the Kingdom of North Haiti and took the name Henry I (1811); was paralyzed after a stroke (1820), shot himself with a silver bullet; died 1820 in Haiti)
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    • 2016-01-21: revised
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