Geneticists Reconstruct Dna Of Man Who Died 200 Years Ago

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Researchers reconstructed the maternal genome of escaped slave Hans Jonatan
He was born in the late 1700s on the island of St Croix, and died in 1827
As a young man, he was brought to - and escaped - Denmark, and fled to Iceland
He became the first person of African heritage to have lived on the Nordic island 

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