Henri Christophe

1767 - 1820

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Henri Christophe (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃ʁi kʁistɔf]; 6 October 1767 – 8 October 1820) was a key leader in the Haitian Revolution and the only monarch of the Kingdom of Haiti. Christophe was of Bambara ethnicity in West Africa. Beginning with the slave uprising of 1791, he rose to power in the ranks of the Haitian revolutionary military. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Christophe has received more than 806,664 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Henri Christophe is the 3,651st most popular politician (down from 3,304th in 2019), the most popular biography from Grenada and the most popular Grenadian Politician.

Henri Christophe was a Haitian general and president who is most famous for his role in the Haitian Revolution and the construction of the Citadelle Laferrière.

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Among politicians, Henri Christophe ranks 3,651 out of 19,576Before him are Philip III of Navarre, Anitta, Canute I of Sweden, Afonso I of Kongo, Alexander Danilovich Menshikov, and Enmerkar. After him are Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, Baldwin V, Count of Flanders, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, Şehzade Bayezid, Rodolphe Seeldrayers, and Alexander I of Epirus.

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Among people born in 1767, Henri Christophe ranks 14Before him are Benjamin Constant, Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Nicolas Oudinot, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, and Manuel Godoy. After him are Maria Theresa of Austria, Rama II of Siam, Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure, Andreas Hofer, and Jean-Lambert Tallien. Among people deceased in 1820, Henri Christophe ranks 10Before him are Elisa Bonaparte, Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, François Christophe de Kellermann, Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, and Gia Long. After him are Manuel Belgrano, Jean-Lambert Tallien, François Joseph Lefebvre, Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange, Joseph Banks, and Clement Mary Hofbauer.

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In Grenada

Among people born in Grenada, Henri Christophe ranks 1 out of 16After him are Cécile La Grenade (1952), George Harris (1949), Keith Mitchell (1946), Carlyle Glean (1932), Hudson Austin (1938), Tillman Thomas (1947), Henry Stephenson (1871), Daniel Williams (1935), Nicholas Brathwaite (1925), Kirani James (1992), and Wilfred Jacobs (1919).

Among POLITICIANS In Grenada

Among politicians born in Grenada, Henri Christophe ranks 1After him are Cécile La Grenade (1952), Keith Mitchell (1946), Carlyle Glean (1932), Tillman Thomas (1947), Daniel Williams (1935), Nicholas Brathwaite (1925), Wilfred Jacobs (1919), and Dickon Mitchell (1977).