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, and perhaps of Igbo descent. 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 584,400 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Henri Christophe is the 3,822nd most popular politician (down from 3,780th 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 3,822 out of 15,710Before him are Herod II, Sigfrid Edström, Red Cloud, Giacomo Matteotti, Francesco Morosini, and Cuitláhuac. After him are Suleiman of Persia, Empress Jitō, Veljko Kadijević, Vytautas Landsbergis, Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia, and Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus.

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Among people born in 1767, Henri Christophe ranks 15Before him are August Wilhelm Schlegel, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, Nicolas Oudinot, Manuel Godoy, Maria Theresa of Austria, and Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg. After him are Rama II of Siam, Andreas Hofer, Marie of Hesse-Kassel, Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, Jean-Lambert Tallien, and Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure. Among people deceased in 1820, Henri Christophe ranks 12Before him are François Christophe de Kellermann, Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, François Joseph Lefebvre, Manuel Belgrano, Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg, and Gia Long. After him are Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange, Alexander Mackenzie, Joseph Banks, Princess Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark, Clement Mary Hofbauer, and Jean-Lambert Tallien.

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In Grenada

Among people born in Grenada, Henri Christophe ranks 1 out of 8After him are Keith Mitchell (1946), Carlyle Glean (1932), Cécile La Grenade (1952), Tillman Thomas (1947), Daniel Williams (1935), Kirani James (1992), and Alleyne Francique (1976).

Among POLITICIANS In Grenada

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