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Dessalines, Jean-Jacques, 1758-1806

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Personal name headingDessalines, Jean-Jacques, 1758-1806
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Variant(s)Jacques I, Emperor of Haiti, 1758-1806
See alsoHaiti. Sovereign (1804-1806 : Jacques I)
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Biography/History noteIndividual was a slave.
Associated countryHaiti
Birth date1758-09-20
Death date1806-10-17
Place of birthEquatorial Guinea
Place of deathHaiti
Profession or occupationHaiti--Kings and rulers Emperors Revolutionaries
Found inFranco, F.J. Haiti, de Dessalines a nuestros días, 1988: p. 9 (Jean Jacques Dessalines)
LC data base, 04-19-89 (hdg.: Dessalines, Jean Jacques, Emperor of Haiti, 1758-1806)
GDEL (Dessalines, Jean-Jacques; empereur of Haiti)
Lois et actes sous le règne de Jean Jacques Dessalines, 2006: t.p. verso (l'Empereur Jacques Premier)
Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed April 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Dessalines, Jean-Jacques; king, revolutionary, slave; born 1758 in Haiti; runaway slave at a young age; became a partisan of the slave uprising (1792); became Toussaint Louverture's second in command (1793) and helped him consolidate control of the island; promoted to general and made governor of the southern portion of the island; initiated a new rebellion that ended successfully (1804) and declared Haiti independent from France; renamed the country Haiti and appointed\ himself governor for life; proclaimed himself Emperor Jacques I of Haiti (1804); was assassinated and died 1806 in Haiti)
Bibliothèque nationale de France WWW auth. file, Oct. 18, 2019 (hdg.: Dessalines, Jean-Jacques, 1758-1806 ; b.: Sept. 20, 1758, Equatorial Guinea ; d.: Oct. 17, 1806, Haiti ; nat.: Haiti ; Revolutionary black Haitian, self-proclaimed Emperor of Haiti (1804-1806))