Famous People who were Slaves

Name these famous people who were also slaves at some point.
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Last updated: September 12, 2020
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1391 – 1271 BCE (?)
His people, the Israelites, were a minority enslaved by the Egyptian Pharaoh
Moses
c. 620 – 564 BCE (?)
Greek storyteller credited with a number of fables
Aesop
c.111 – 71 BCE
Led a slave uprising against the Roman Republic
Spartacus
400s
A Christian missionary who was taken as a slave to Ireland
Saint Patrick
c. 1750 – 1822
Protagonist of the 1976 Alex Haley novel and 1977 miniseries Roots
Kunta Kinte
1800 – 1831
African-American preacher who led the 4-day rebellion named for him, and was executed for it
Nat Turner
c. 1799 – 1858
African-American slave in Missouri who attempted to sue for his freedom in a famous trial
Dred Scott
1818 – 1895
Became a national abolitionist leader, famous for speaking and writing
Frederick Douglass
1822 – 1913
Born into slavery, escaped and later rescued 70+ by Underground Railroad
Harriet Tubman
1856 – 1915
American educator, author, orator, and adviser to presidents, founder of the Tuskegee Institute
Booker T. Washington
1860s – 1943
The most prominent black scientist of the early 1900s, he promoted alternative agriculture methods
George Washington Carver
Fictional
Mononymous title character of the 2012 Tarantino film
Django
Fictional
Now-retired mascot of the breakfast food brand of the same name, based on the enslaved "Mammy" archetype
Aunt Jemima
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