Today – December 9


Today’s Notable Foreign Birthday

John MiltonEminent English Poet

English: Portrait of John Milton in National P...
Portrait of John Milton in National Portrait Gallery, London (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Milton (9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674) was an English poet, author, polemicist and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England.

He is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost
and for his treatise condemning censorship, Areopagitica.

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U. S. Contemporaries: Colonial Cycle – Puritan Generation – Prophet (Idealist) (1584-1614)

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