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The 7 Jamaica’s National Heroes Of All Times That You Should Know

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6. Samuel Sharpe

Samuel Sharpe, or Sharp (? – 23 May 1832), also known as Sam Sharpe, was an enslaved African Jamaican man who was the leader of the widespread 1832 Baptist War slave rebellion (also known as the Christmas Rebellion) in Jamaica.

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He was proclaimed a National Hero of Jamaica in 1975 and his image is on the $50 Jamaican banknote.

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