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Haitian Revolution

Haitian Revolution

Part of the Atlantic Revolutions, French Revolutionary Wars, and Napoleonic Wars.

Battle at San Domingo, a painting by January Suchodolski, depicting a struggle between Polish troops in French service and the slave rebels and freed revolutionary soldiers

(12 years, 4 months, 1 week and 4 days)

Result

Haitian victory

Belligerents

Ex-slaves

French royalists

Spain (from 1793)

French royalists

  Great Britain

Spain (until 1796)

Louverture Loyalists

Ex-slaves

Ex-slaves

Rigaud Loyalists

Spain

French Republic

Spain

Commanders and leaders

Dutty Boukman †

Georges Biassou

Vincent Ogé 

André Rigaud

Paul-Louis Dubuc

Thomas Maitland

Joaquín Moreno

Toussaint Louverture

Toussaint

Louverture 

Jean-Jacques Dessalines

Henri Christophe

Alexandre Pétion

François Capois

John Duckworth

John Loring 1791–1793

Viscount de Blanchelande

Léger-Félicité Sonthonax

Toussaint Louverture

André Rigaud

Alexandre Pétion

André Rigaud

Napoleon Bonaparte

Charles Leclerc †

Vicomte de Rochambeau 

Villaret de Joyeuse

Federico Gravina

Strength

Regular army: 55,000,

Volunteers: 100,000+

31,000[1] Regular army: 60,000,

86 warships and frigates

Casualties and losses

Haitians: 200,000 dead[2]

British: 45,000 dead[2] France: 75,000 dead[2]

White colonists: 25,000[2]

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Bois Caïman

Fort-Dauphin

Jean-Rabel

War of Knives

Snake Gully

Crête-à-Pierrot

Blockade of Saint-Domingue

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Bois Caïman

Fort-Dauphin

Jean-Rabel

War of Knives

Snake Gully

Crête-à-Pierrot

Blockade of Saint-Domingue

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Porrentruy

Marquain

Verdun

Thionville

Valmy

Lille

Mainz

Jemappes

1st Limburg  (fr)

Anderlecht  (fr)

Namur  (fr)

Maastricht

1st Aldenhoven

Neerwinden

Condé

2nd Mainz

Raismes

Famars

Bellegarde

San Pietro and Sant"Antioco

1st Saorgio

1st Arlon

Valenciennes

Perpignan

Caesar"s Camp

Lincelles

Landau

Dunkirk

Le Quesnoy

Hondshoote

Avesnes-le-Sec

Menin

Méribel

Pirmasens

Epierre

Peyrestortes

Toulon

Truillas

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