Paul Bogle (ca. 1820 – 24 October 1865)

Paul Bogle

Paul Bogle (ca. 1820 – 24 October 1865) is a National Hero of Jamaica. He was a leader of the 1865 Morant Bay Protests, which agitated for justice and fair treatment for all in Jamaica. Leading the Morant Bay rebellion, he was captured and hanged on 24 October 1865 in the Morant Bay Court House by the United Kingdom authorities.

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