Tula (Curaçao)

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Tula (died 3 October 1795) was a Curaçaoan slave who liberated himself and led the Curaçao Slave Revolt of 1795 that convulsed the island for more than a month. He is revered on Curaçao today as a fighter for human rights and independence. He was executed on 3 October 1795.

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  • (Dutch) Paula, A.F. (ed.), Zeventien vijf en negentig. De slavenopstand op Curaçao. Een bronnenuitgave van de originele overheidsdocumenten, 1974.
  • (Dutch) Encyclopedie van de Nederlandse Antillen, Walburg Pers, 1985, ISBN 90-6011-360-8

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