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Poet
    (December 9, 1608-November 8, 1674)
    Wrote 'Paradise Lost'
    'Paradise Lost' concerns Adam and Eve being kicked out of the Garden of Eden, with a sympathetic view of Satan.
    He writes in 'Paradise Lost,' 'To reign is worth ambition, though in Hell: Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.'
    He despised Royals, Catholics and lawyers, all of which his younger brother Christopher became.
    At thirty-four, he married a woman half his age (Mary Powell, 17).
    She was a royalist, uneducated, and moved back to her family after one month. They remained married till her death (May 1652).
    His second wife, along with their daughter died after two years of marriage (1658).
    His third wife, Elizabeth Minshull, was less than half his age (he was 55, she was 24).
    He called for the execution of King Charles I.
    His nickname was 'The Lady' because of his vanity.
    He wrote that divorce should be allowed for desertion or religions differences.
    He was mostly gay.
    He was a vegetarian.
    He suffered from depression.
    His father, John, Sr., converted from Catholicism to Protestantism and was disinherited by his wealthy Roman Catholic family.
    His father earned wealth on his own and thus afforded the younger John, a good education and freedom from want.
    He advocated Parliamentary rule and an end to the monarchy.
    When he was blind, his assistant read to him the bible each morning in the original Hebrew.
    His political activities were inspirational to the Revolution in America.
    He is the namesake for the John Milton Society for the Blind.
    His words are quoted by Khan towards the end of 'Star Trek II'
    In 2018, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 54 Votes: 77.78% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 133 Votes: 69.17% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 25 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 38 Votes: 63.16% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 69 Votes: 62.32% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 119 Votes: 49.58% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 234 Votes: 60.68% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 253 Votes: 54.94% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 623 Votes: 50.08% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 37 Votes: 43.24% Annoying
 
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