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Abraham, a black slave who carried messages between the frontier and Charles Town during wars with the Cherokeefor which he was freed. See The Slave in European Art for portraits. Absalom Jones — February 13,former slave who purchased his freedom, abolitionist and clergyman — first ordained black priest of the Episcopal Church.
Aelfsigea male cook in Anglo-Saxon England, property of Wynflaedwho left him to her granddaughter Eadgifu in her will. Aelius Dionysius included by name on a stela for him, his wife, their freedman and those who came after them. She became the dearly beloved wife of Ganjavi, considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literatureand the mother of his only son Mohammad.
His grief at her premature death was expressed in still widely read poems. It is disputed whether "Afak" Horison was her real name or a nickname. In the later case, her name remains unknown. Alexina Morrison, a fugitive slave in Louisiana who claimed to be a kidnapped white girl and sued her master for her freedom on that ground, arousing such popular feeling against him that a mob threatened to lynch him.
Amos Fortune —an African prince who was a slave in the United States for most of his life. Ann Calhoun, a white girl and cousin to John C. Calhoun who was enslaved from the age of 4 until she was 7 by the Cherokee.
Cooper —author, educator, speaker and prominent African-American scholar. Antarah ibn Shaddad —pre-Islamic Arab born to a slave mother, freed by his father on the eve of battle, also a poet.
Anthony Burns —a preacher who escaped slavery to Boston only to be recaptured due to the Fugitive Slave Act ofthen had his freedom bought by those who opposed his recapture in Boston.
Antonia Bonnellicaptured and enslaved by the Mikasuki tribe in Florida in Antonio and Mundy, the presumed names of two 16th-century African slaves brought by Portuguese owners to Macau. They later managed to escape into China. A popular legend states that one of them was the first to teach Chinese to an Englishman.
She was captured by Portuguese forces, was brought to Brazil and sold as slave. She created the slave settlement of Quilombo dos Palmares with his son Ganga Zumba. Rebecca Davis Lee Crumpler. Bass Reeves —one of the first black Deputy U.
Marshals west of the Mississippi Rivercredited with arresting over 3, felons as well as shooting and killing fourteen outlaws in self-defense. Sarah Basset diedAmerican slave. Later she became queen consort by marriage to Clovis IIand then regent during the minority of her son Clotaire. She abolished the practice of trading Christian slaves and sought the freedom of children sold into slavery.
She was canonised by Pope Nicholas I about years after her death. Bilal ibn Ribah —freed in the 6th century. Andrew Jackson Beard —inventor, emancipated at age 15 by the Emancipation Proclamation. Billy, a seven-year-old black boy captured by Creek raiders in ; he passed through several hands before being sold at auction in Havana.
After escaping from slavery to Canada, he founded an abolitionist newspaper, The Voice of the Fugitive. He later returned to the U. Blaesus and Blaesia, whose late Republican Rome tomb inscription names them as the freedman of Caius and the freedwoman of Aulus. Washington —born into slavery, became an American educator, author and leader of the African-American community after the Civil War.
Maria Boguslavka 17th-centuryUkrainian woman enslaved in a harem, and became a heroine of assisting the escape of 30 Cossacks from slavery. Nathaniel Booth —escaped slavery in Virginia and settled in Lowell, Massachusetts. Inthe citizens of Lowell purchased his freedom from slave hunters.The American Empire.
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Slavery is a social-economic system under which persons are enslaved: deprived of personal freedom and forced to perform labor or services without compensation. These people are referred to as slaves. The following is a list of historical people who were enslaved at some point during their lives, in alphabetical order by first name.
Several names have been added under the letter representing.