Turner, Nat. 1800-1831.
American slave leader who organized about 70 followers and led a rebellion in Virginia, during which approximately 50 whites were killed (1831). He was then captured and executed.

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  • Turner, Nat — born Oct. 2, 1800, Southampton county, Va., U.S. died Nov. 11, 1831, Jerusalem, Va. U.S. insurrectionist. Born into slavery, he became convinced of his mission to lead American slaves out of bondage and developed a scheme to capture the armoury… …   Universalium

  • Turner, Nat — (2 oct. 1800, cond. de Southampton, Va., EE.UU.–11 nov. 1831, Jerusalem, Va.). Insurrecto estadounidense. Nacido en la esclavitud, se convenció de que tenía la misión de sacar a los esclavos de EE.UU. de su condición de servidumbre y concibió un… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Nat Turner — Born Nathaniel Turner October 2, 1800(1800 10 02) Southampton County, Virginia Died November 11, 1831(1831 11 11) (aged 31) Southampton County, Virginia Cause of death Exe …   Wikipedia

  • TURNER (N.) — TURNER NAT (1800 1831) Esclave noir de Virginie, Nat Turner fomenta une révolte d’esclaves qui fut une des plus importantes du XIXe siècle avec celles de Gabriel Presser en 1800 et de Denmark Vesey en 1822. Il est né dans une petite exploitation… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Turner — Turner, Joseph Mallord William * * * (as used in expressions) Palgrave, Francis Turner Turner, Frederick Jackson Turner, J(oseph) M(allord) W(illiam) Turner, Lana Julia Jean Mildred Frances Turner Turner, Nat Turner, síndrome de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Turner — Turner, J.M.W. (1775 1851) one of the greatest British painters, who painted many pictures of the countryside, the sea, and the sky, in which he uses colour and light to show the force of the wind and sea Turner 2 Turner, Nat (1800 31) a US slave …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Nat Turner — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Turner. Nat Turner, né le 2 octobre 1800 et mort le 11 novembre 1831, était un esclave afro américain. En 1831, il conduit une révolte dans le comté de Southampton en Virginie. Bien que… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Turner — /terr neuhr/, n. 1. Frederick Jackson, 1861 1932, U.S. historian. 2. Joseph Mallord William, /mal euhrd/, 1775 1851, English painter. 3. Nat, 1800 31, American black slave leader: led uprising of slaves in Southampton County, Virginia, 1831. * *… …   Universalium

  • Nat Turner — noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800 1831) • Syn: ↑Turner • Instance Hypernyms: ↑slave, ↑insurgent, ↑insurrectionist, ↑freedom fighter, ↑rebel * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • turner — turner1 /terr neuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that turns or is employed in turning. 2. a person who fashions or shapes objects on a lathe. [1350 1400; ME; see TURN, ER1] turner2 /terr neuhr, toor /, n. a member of a turnverein; tumbler or gymnast …   Universalium

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