Who was Jean-Jacques Dessalines

Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Haiti

Haiti is rich with history. One place you may want to check out when you’re in Haiti is the statue of Jean-Jacques Dessalines. It’s located in Port-au-Prince and is worth the time to see. Who was Jean-Jacques Dessalines? Jean-Jacques Dessalines was the leader of the Haitian Revolution and became the first ruler of independent Haiti under the 1805 constitution. He …