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The Electric Ben Franklin - USHistory.org


Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. He was the tenth son of soap maker, Josiah Franklin. Benjamin's mother was Abiah Folger, the ...

Benjamin Franklin FAQ | The Franklin Institute


A list of Frequently Asked Questions about the namesake of The Franklin Institute , Benjamin Franklin.

Benjamin Franklin - American Revolution - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Benjamin Franklin, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

Ben Franklin Technology Partners | Home


Providing direct funding, business assistance and networking opportunities to early-stage and established technology firms throughout PA.

Benjamin Franklin - America's Story from America's Library


Born: January 17 [Jan. 6, Old Style], 1706. Died: April 17, 1790. Benjamin Franklin was many things: a printer, writer, scientist, inventor, statesman, civic leader, ...

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Benjamin Franklin - Wikiquote


Benjamin Franklin (17 January 1706 – 17 April 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading ...

The Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary


Major international interactive exhibition and Philadelphia city-wide celebration honoring genius and wit of Founding Father Benjamin Franklin on his ...

BF300 Timeline - The Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary


Staples & Charles, Alexandria, VA, for the design and development of the Many Faces. of Franklin interactives and the overall design of the traveling exhibition.

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin


The Papers of. Benjamin Franklin. Sponsored by. The American Philosophical Society and Yale University. Digital Edition by. The Packard Humanities Institute  ...

Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin was a hero of Colonial America and a man of amazing talents. His achievements are too varied to sum up easily; they include signing the Declaration of Independence, publishing the famous Poor Richard's Almanack, serving as postmast... More »
Born: January 17, 1706, Boston, Massachusetts
Died: April 17, 1790
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Benjamin Franklin - Diplomat, Scientist, Inventor, Writer - Biography ...


Find out more about Benjamin Franklin's role in the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution, as well as his scientific discoveries, inventions ...

Benjamin Franklin | PBS


He was one of the most extraordinary human beings the world has ever known. Born into the family of a Boston candle maker, Benjamin Franklin became the ...

Benjamin Franklin | American author, scientist, and statesman ...


Benjamin Franklin, also called Ben Franklin, pseudonym Richard Saunders (born January 17 [January 6, Old Style], 1706, Boston, Massachusetts [U.S.]—died ...