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Paine, Thomas

Born: 29-1-1737 at Thetford, Norfolk, England
Died: 8-6-1809

Summary of Biography

A pamphleteer, revolutionary, radical intellectual and deist, Thomas Paine was born in Great Britain. He moved to America and greatly influenced American and French revolutions. He was a great believer in Natural Justice.


An English biographer and prose writer gained fame with the publication of his pamphlet Common Sense (1776). He contributed much to the Pennsylvania Magazine. He wrote against slavery and in favor of women's emancipation. His other works include: Pennsylvania Packet (1776), Dissertations on Government (1786), The Rights of Man (1791-92), The Age of Reason (1794-95).

This section contains 3 books
The Age of Reason
The Age of Reason

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The Rights of Man
The Rights of Man

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Common Sense
Common Sense

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