. Toussaint L'Ouverture the Slave who Defeated Napoleon .
When a sudden slave revolt began in the northern province (August 1791) and soon spread to encompass thousands of slaves across the colony, Toussaint was at first uncommitted. After hesitating a few weeks, he helped his former master escape and then joined the black forces who were burning plantations and killing many Europeans and mulattoes
Toussaint Louverture was a former Haitian slave who led the only successful slave revolt in modern history.
Napoleon was one of the greatest generals who ever lived.