TIL of Hatuey, an anti-colonial revolutionary in Cuba during the 16th century. Upon being captured by the Spaniards he was sentenced to be burned. Before being burned a priest offered to baptize him so he may go to heaven. To this he said, “If the Spaniards go to this heaven, I don’t want to go”. via /r/todayilearned


TIL of Hatuey, an anti-colonial revolutionary in Cuba during the 16th century. Upon being captured by the Spaniards he was sentenced to be burned. Before being burned a priest offered to baptize him so he may go to heaven. To this he said, “If the Spaniards go to this heaven, I don’t want to go”.
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