Facts About Thomas Paine

PresidencyHe maintained his The Age of Reason project while incarcerated (1793–1794). In November 1794, Paine was freed thanks to the diplomatic efforts of James Monroe, who would later become president of the United States.
Political PartyDemocratic
BornFebruary 9, 1737, Thetford, U.K
DiedJune 8, 1809, at the age of 72, in New York
Cause of DeathHe died in poverty
GraveNew Rochelle on the farm given to him by the state of New York as a reward for his Revolutionary writings.
ParentsJoseph Paine > and Frances Cocke
SpouseMary lambert
Children’sNo Children

More About Thomas Paine

  • When he was about 20 years old, Thomas Paine moved to London and would never return to Thetford.
  • Thomas became an excise officer in various locations at the Whim of the Board of excise.
  • By 30 November Thomas found himself in Philadelphia ready to start the next chapter of his life.
  • He didn’t speak French.
  •  Paine received a patent for a bridge design and invented a smokeless candle.

See also:-

List of Presidents in the United States

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