biographical name Denmark circa 1767-1822 American slave insurrectionist

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  • Vesey — ist der Familienname von folgenden Personen: Denmark Vesey (ca. 1767–1822), amerikanischer Sklave und Freiheitskämpfer John Vesey (ca. 1462–1555 ), britischer Geistlicher John Xantus de Vesey (1825–1894), ungarischer Zoologe Leslie Desmond Edward …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vesey — noun United States freed slave and insurrectionist in South Carolina who was involved in planning an uprising of slaves and was hanged (1767 1822) • Syn: ↑Denmark Vesey • Instance Hypernyms: ↑slave, ↑insurgent, ↑insurrectionist, ↑freedom fighter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vesey — /vee zee/, n. Denmark, 1767 1822, black freedman, born probably on St. Thomas, Danish West Indies: hanged as alleged leader of a slave insurrection, in Charleston, S.C. * * * …   Universalium

  • Vesey, Denmark — born с 1767, probably St. Thomas, Danish West Indies died July 2, 1822, Charleston, S.C., U.S. U.S. insurrectionist. Born into slavery, he was sold to a Bermuda slaver captain, with whom he sailed on numerous voyages. They settled in Charleston,… …   Universalium

  • Vesey-Fitzgerald — Der Name Vesey Fitzgerald ist der Familienname von folgenden Personen Leslie Desmond Edward Foster Vesey Fitzgerald (1910 1974), irischer Entomologe William Vesey FitzGerald, 2. Baron FitzGerald and Vesey, irischer Politiker William Robert… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vesey-Fitzgerald's Burrowing Skink — Taxobox name = Vesey Fitzgerald s Burrowing Skink status = EN | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata familia = Scincidae genus = Janetaescincus species = J. veseyfitzgeraldi binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Vesey,Denmark — Ve·sey (vēʹzē), Denmark. 1767? 1822. American insurrectionist. A freed slave in South Carolina, he was implicated in the planning of a large uprising of slaves and was hanged. The event led to more stringent slave codes in many Southern states. * …   Universalium

  • Vesey, Denmark — ( 1767, probablemente St.Thomas, Antillas danesas–2 jul. 1822, Charleston, S.C., EE.UU.). Insurrecto en EE.UU. Nacido en la esclavitud, fue vendido a un capitán de Bermuda, traficante en esclavos, con quien navegó en numerosos viajes. Se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Vesey, Colonel —    Bk Question of land grant for, 138; letters to Brock, 153, 154, 157 …   The makers of Canada

  • Denmark Vesey — Part of a series of articles on... 1712 New York Slave Revolt (New York City, Suppressed) 1733 St. John Slave Revolt (Saint John, Suppressed) 1739 Stono Rebellion (South Carolina, Suppressed) 1741 New York Conspiracy (New York City, Suppressed)… …   Wikipedia

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