Toussaint L'Ouverture

By Khalif Hardwick

Toussaint L'Ouverture was born in Haiti in 1743 .And departed his life on April 7 1803. He worked to free slaves in his homeland Haiti he freed Haiti by defeating the French. Toussaint L'Ouverture was the Son of an Educated Slave he ended slavery in Haiti. And in 1791 he led a huge Slave Revolt against the French in Hispanola and in 1795 his army helped the French defeat the Spanish and a few years later the French controlled Haiti. And later a few after that, the French arrested him and sent him to prison in France and L'Ouverture died .

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