Haiti

A Haitian Queen in Georgian Britain

Forced into exile following the death of Haiti’s first and only king, Queen Marie-Louise and her daughters sought refuge from the turbulent events that engulfed their homeland. 

First Among Equals

Few figures from the Age of Revolutions can match the achievements of Toussaint Louverture.

King Henry of Haiti

Amid the instability of post-revolutionary Haiti, torn between Britain and France, Henry Christophe rose from lowly roots to become its ruler. Paul Clammer remembers his vital role in shaping a new kingdom.

Henry Christophe: King of Haiti

During the aftermath of the French Revolution, writes C.E. Hamshere, a prosperous state arose in Haiti under the leadership of a powerful and gifted ruler.

The Tragic Annals of Haiti

Devastating earthquakes have been chronicled on the island of Hispaniola for the past 500 years, writes Jean-François Mouhot.