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Thomas Paine
Source/Notes:
The American Crisis (1776–1783)
Thomas Paine
Source/Notes:
Common Sense: Addressed to the Inhabitants of America (1856 edition)


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Born: January 29, 1737

Died: June 8, 1809 (aged 72)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Thomas Paine was an English-American political activist, author, political theorist and revolutionary. As the author of two highly influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, he became one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. His ideas reflected Enlightenment era rhetoric of transnational human rights.

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