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Toussaint Louverture

THE CARIBBEAN HAITI (1743 – 1803) He was born in Saint-Dominique on May 20, 1743 and died at Fort de Joux-et-Mijouz in France on April 7, 1803. He was the leader of the Haitian Revolution. He was a self-educated slave with no military training who drove Napoleon Bonaparte out of Haiti and led his country to independence.