Jean-jacques Dessalines

Jean-jacques Dessalines bio

Birth Name: Jean-Jacques Dessalines

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: Haiti

Date Of Birth: September 20, 1758

Date Of Death: October 17, 1806

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: Haitian

Jean-jacques Dessalines was born on the 20th of September, 1758. He was famous for being a Politician. Haitian leader who spearheaded the Haitian Revolution and, in 1801, became the first ruler of an Independent Haiti. He proclaimed himself Emperor and ruled from 1804 to 1806.

Jean-jacques Dessalines was born in Haiti. He began his life in slavery and labored for many years on a sugar cane plantation before being freed by a man named Dessalines, whose surname he adopted. After he seized power in 1804, he attempted to have the white minority expelled from Haiti or killed, as he did not trust the people who had formerly owned slaves.

Jean-jacques Dessalines was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jean-jacques Dessalines was born in 1750s.

Jean-Jacques Dessalines is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Jean-jacques Dessalines’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jean-jacques Dessalines’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Jean-jacques Dessalines was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jean-Jacques Dessalines
NICKNAME: Jacques I of Haiti
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Jean-jacques Dessalines was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jean-jacques Dessalines was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Jean-jacques Dessalines had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Jean-jacques Dessalines’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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