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Toussaint L'Ouverture

[French too-san loo-ver-tyr] /French tuˈsɛ̃ lu vɛrˈtür/
noun
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François Dominique [frahn-swa dawmee-neek] /frɑ̃ˈswa dɔmiˈnik/ (Show IPA), 1743–1803, Haitian patriot and leader of the Haitian Revolution slave rebellion.
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Toussaint L'Ouverture

/French tusɛ̃ luvɛrtyr/
noun
1.
Pierre Dominique (pjɛr dɔminik). ?1743–1803, Haitian revolutionary leader. He was made governor of the island by the French Revolutionary government (1794) and expelled the Spanish and British but when Napoleon I proclaimed the re-establishment of slavery he was arrested. He died in prison in France
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