On This Day

Historical Events in August 1802

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Aug 2 Napoleon declared "Consul for Life"

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Aug 7 Napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti)

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Aug 25 Toussaint Louverture imprisoned in Fort de Joux, Jura, France

General and Revolutionary Toussaint Louverture
General and Revolutionary
Toussaint Louverture