Portrait of Toussaint Louverture
Toussaint memorial at Fort de Joux
On April 7, 1803 Toussaint Louverture
died in French captivity at Fort de Joux
. A day later Toussaint's post-mortem examination
is carried out. Nine months later Jean-Jacques Dessalines
finishes Toussaint Louverture's work and delivers the final blow against the French troops in the victorious Haitian Revolution.