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Henri Christophe, King of Haiti, 1767-1820

LC control no.n 50066819
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Personal name headingHenri Christophe, King of Haiti, 1767-1820
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Variant(s)Christophe, Henri, King of Haiti, 1767-1820
Christophe, Henri, 1767-1820
Enrique Cristóbal, King of Haiti, 1767-1820
Cristóbal, Enrique, 1767-1820
Cristóbal, King of Haiti, 1767-1820
Heinrich Christoph, King of Haiti, 1767-1820
See alsoHaiti. Sovereign (1811-1820 : Henri Christophe)
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Associated countryHaiti
Birth date1767-10-08
Death date1820-10-08
Place of birthGrenada
Place of deathHaiti
Profession or occupationHaiti--Kings and rulers
Found inLeconte, V. El rey Cristóbal, 1954: t.p. (El rey Cristóbal) leaf bet. p. 7-9 (under port.: Gral. Enrique Cristóbal, rey de Haití)
Heinrich der Erste (Christoph), König von Hayti, 1825.
Finzi, G. Pauvre assassin, 1990: t.p. (Henri Christophe)
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)
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)
Associated languagefre
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