Henri Christophe

Birth Name
Henry Christophe
Date of Birth
6 October 1767
Birth Town
(believed to be born in…)
Grenada or Saint Kitts and Nevis

Born a slave and would eventually rise to become a key leader in the Haitian Revolution and was Head of State for the northern part of Haiti, established by himself as the Kingdom of Haiti. Christophe was the second person to attempt monarchical rule in Haiti and during his time had built a cathedral, fortress and castles.

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