Wilhelm von Knyphausen

Portrait by Artist to Come

QUICK FACTS
BORN:
4 November 1716 at Lütetsburg in Hesse-Cassel
  DIED:
7 December 1800 at Cassel

Portrait to come. See entry in Wikipedia.
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Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense (1775), urging the colonies to declare their independence, found 150,000 purchasers in a population of less than 3 million — the equivalent today of a sale of 14 million.

Richard Brookhiser
Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution (2003)