|Aslak Jacobsen Hætta|
24 January 1824|
|Died||14 October 1854
Aslak Jacobsen Hætta (born 24 January 1824, executed 14 October 1854) was one of the leaders of the Sami revolt in Guovdageaidnu, called the Kautokeino Rebellion, in November 1852. During the riots, the merchant Carl Johan Ruth and the local government official Lars Johan Bucht were killed and the pastor Fredrik Waldemar Hvoslef was whipped. Hætta was sentenced to death for the murder of Carl Johan Ruth and executed by beheading at the age of 30 years.
Hætta was married to Marith Persdatter Kurak and they had 2 children.
- Entry at Norsk biografisk leksikon (NBL)
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