Thomas Paine

  Thomas Paine

18th Century philosopher and politician

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Date of Birth:  1737-01-29
First Name:  Thomas
Last Name:  Paine
Nationality:  USA

"See? This is what historians usually do, quibble about cause and effect when the point is, there are times when the world is in flux and the right voice in the right place can move the world. Thomas Paine and Ben Franklin, for instance. Bismarck. Lenin."