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Toussaint L'ouvertue

Toussaint L'Ouvertue

Toussaint L'ouvertue was a former slave in Haiti , and he was freed in 1777 . L'Ouvertue led a huge slave revolt against the french in Hisponiola in 1791, but he could not deal with slave rebelionist . L'Ouvertue was also arrested by the french and sent to prison in France , But he died later on in the years .Toussaint was also known as The Black Napoleon .

Toussaint L'Ouvertue

Toussaint L'Ouvertue began his military career as a leader of the 1791 slave rebellion in the French colony of Saint Domingue . L'Ouvertue was also a free black man after the situation of the colony of Saint Domingue .