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Thomas paine (29 january 1737 – 8 june 1809) was an english pamphleteer, revolutionary, inventor, and intellectualborn in norfolk, he lived and worked in britain until he was 37, when he emigrated to the british american colonies during the american. England-born political philosopher and writer thomas paine (1737-1809) helped shape many of the ideas that marked the age of revolution published in 1776, his highly popular “common sense” was the first pamphlet to advocate american independence after writing the “crisis” papers during the. The proceedings of the 2014 second international paine studies conference, held in paris and co-hosted by tpnha, is now available at the journal of early american.
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