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André Rigaud

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André Rigaud
Born(1761-01-17)17 January 1761
Died18 September 1811(1811-09-18) (aged 50)[1]
Known forRevolutionary military leader and General; proclaimed Presidency of the southern state of Haiti in opposition to his protégé, Alexandre Pétion

Benoit Joseph André Rigaud (17 January 1761 – 18 September 1811) was the leading mulatto military leader during the Haitian Revolution.


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  1. Avril, Prosper (1999). From Glory to Disgrace: The Haitian Army, 1804-1994. ISBN 9781581128369. Retrieved 24 July 2014.