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Toussaint L'Overture

François-Dominique Toussaint L’ouverture (1743 - 1803) was the leader of the Haitian Revolution which resulted in the French slave colony of Saint Domingue achieving independence from France and becoming the world’s first black Republic of Haiti in 1804. Schreiner admired his activities and became interested in biographical accounts of these.
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