Creative Person of the Week

23 Jul

John Milton – (December 9, 1608 – November 8, 1674)John Milton was a civil servant, English poet and prose polemicist. Milton was well known through his epic poem Paradise Lost and also for his radical views on republican religion. He never was well adjusted in school and once got expelled for having a fist fight with his tutor. Eventually he began to write poetry in English, Latin and Italian. John Milton became blind at the age of 43 in 1651, and has written books containing quotes of how the experience sometimes made him miserable.

(Excerpt taken from: http://www.disabled-world.com/artman/publish/famous-blind.shtml#ixzz1StETtuFO)

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One Response to “Creative Person of the Week”

  1. Mani G. Iyer July 23, 2011 at 4:59 PM #

    I wonder if Milton had RP…

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