Benjamin Franklin Biography

Benjamin Franklin Biography

1/17/1706 - 4/17/1790 | 280 Quotes
Also Knows As:  Ben Franklin
Professions:  Author Politician Writer Award Winner U.S. Congressperson Signatory Inventor Publisher Ambassador Constitutional Convention Delegate
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Benjamin Franklin (1706 1790) was an inventor, publisher. scientist, and statesman, who is known as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. He was a major figure in the Enlightenment, known as a printer, satirist, political theorist, civic activist, and a diplomat, famous for his theories of electricity. He founded the first public lending library in America and first fire department in Pennsylvania.

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