Tula, Curaçao slave leader (date of birth unknown; executed) died on October 3, 1795.

Tula, also known as Tula Rigaud, was an African man enslaved on the island of Curaçao, in the Dutch West Indies, who liberated himself and led the Curaçao Slave Revolt of 1795. The revolt, which began on 17 August 1795, lasted for more than a month. He was executed on 3 October 1795. He is revered on Curaçao today as a fighter for human rights and independence.

Tula, Curaçao slave leader (date of birth unknown; executed) died on October 3, 1795.

October 3, 1795

Tula, Curaçao slave leader (date of birth unknown; executed) died on October 3, 1795.

Tula, also known as Tula Rigaud, was an African man enslaved on the island of Curaçao, in the Dutch West Indies, who liberated himself and led the Curaçao Slave Revolt of 1795. The revolt, which began on 17 August 1795, lasted for more than a month. He was executed on 3 October 1795. He is revered on Curaçao today as a fighter for human rights and independence.