Sérurier fought the Prussians during the Seven Years' War, imprisoned then freed thanks to Barras, he participated to the Italian campaign where he takes the city of Mantua. Napoleon appreciated this upright and honest man, incapable of any intrigue, he had been nicknamed "The Virgin of Italy". He remains faithful to Napoleon during the Hundred Days.
Voodoo priestess and heroine of Haitian independence, Cécile Fatiman (18th – 19th centuries) is known for having presided over the famous Bois-Caiman ceremony. Slave in Santo Domingo Daughter of an African slave and a Corsican reputed to be a prince, Cécile Fatiman is sold as a slave with her mot