Month Archives: September 2020

African History

Haiti’s First King And President, King Henri Was From An Igbo Descent

Henri I, whose name was Henri Christophe, was born on the 6th of October 1767. King Henri was a free-born but was sold off as a teen. He was believed to be of Igbo descent in West Africa and a former slave of Bambara ethnicity.     Sculpture of...

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