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[[image:Name_change_of_st_domingue.jpg|right|thumb|200px|Newspaper announcing the name change of Saint-Domingue.]]
 
[[image:Name_change_of_st_domingue.jpg|right|thumb|200px|Newspaper announcing the name change of Saint-Domingue.]]
[[image:jean_jacques_dessalines_II.jpg|right|thumb|200px|Portrait of Dessalines.]] [[image:Haitian_bicentennial_celebration_2004.jpg|right|thumb|250px|Bicentennial celebrations in Port-au-Prince (2004).]]  
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[[image:jean_jacques_dessalines_II.jpg|right|thumb|200px|Portrait of Dessalines.]] [[image:Haitian_bicentennial_celebration_2004.jpg|right|thumb|200px|Bicentennial celebrations in Port-au-Prince (2004).]]  
 
* '''1804''' marks the first year of independence from French colonialism and the end of slavery for [[Haiti]]. Jean-Jacques Dessalines has [[Saint-Domingue]] renamed to [[Haïti]].<br>
 
* '''1804''' marks the first year of independence from French colonialism and the end of slavery for [[Haiti]]. Jean-Jacques Dessalines has [[Saint-Domingue]] renamed to [[Haïti]].<br>
 
* Port Républicain is renamed [[Port-au-Prince]] by Jean-Jacques Dessalines.
 
* Port Républicain is renamed [[Port-au-Prince]] by Jean-Jacques Dessalines.

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Newspaper announcing the name change of Saint-Domingue.
Portrait of Dessalines.
Bicentennial celebrations in Port-au-Prince (2004).

January

May

  • Napoléon Bonaparte has himself crowned Emperor of the French (Empereur des Français) under the name Napoleon I on May 18.

July

October

  • Jean-Jacques Dessalines is crowned emperor of Haiti under the name of H.I.M. Jacques I, Emperor of Haiti at the Church of Champ-de-Mars on October 8.


See also

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