Jonathas Granville

Pierre Joseph Marie Granville, known as Jonathas Granville (possibly 1785-1841) was a Haitian soldier. He was born a free mulatto in Santo Domingo. He was a musician and poet, skilled swordsman, experienced diplomat, and civil servant. He later worked in the United States, promoting the emigration of free Blacks to Haiti.

Under Emperor Napoleon, Granville served as a junior officer during the emperor's campaigns in Germany, France, and Austria. Granville was regarded as elegant and refined, a man of knowledge and virtue.

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