Born in England on January 29, 1736, the largely forgotten Thomas Paine is known in some circles as the “most-important Englishman whoever lived”.
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Hosted by the Thomas Paine National Historical Association, DC urges you to join a zoom event to celebrate the anniversary of Thomas Paine’s birthday.
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