Remembered being a leader from the past due eighteenth and early nineteenth-century Haitian Revolution, this ex-slave offered from 1807 until 1811 as President from the Condition of Haiti and subsequently became Ruler of Haiti (Henry I of Haiti). His reign lasted from 1811 until his loss of life as well as the abolishment from the monarchy in 1820. He obtained freeman position sometime prior to the Slave Uprising of 1791 and eventually relocated to Haiti, where he became a armed forces official. During his reign, he created a Haitian legal program known as Code Henry. An unpopular ruler, he eventually committed suicide in order to avoid getting assassinated. The kid of a free of charge dad and an enslaved mom, he is considered to have been blessed in Grenada and elevated in slavery in the French colony of Saint-Domingue. His relationship to Marie-Louise Coidavid (afterwards the Queen of Haiti) led to children called Francois-Ferdinand, Francoise-Amethyste, Anne-Athenaire, and Jacques-Victor Henry. Christophe and fellow Haitian groundbreaking Jean-Jacques Dessalines (the initial ruler of unbiased Haiti) had been both mixed up in 1805 catch of Santo Domingo in the French.