Benjamin Banneker (November 9, 1731 – October 9, 1806) was a free African
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Benjamin Banneker saw astronomical patterns from which he could make
calculations ... the stars and learned advanced mathematics from borrowed
Benjamin Banneker, the son of Robert and Mary Bannaky was born in 1731. ...
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Without Benjamin Banneker, our nation's capital would not exist as we know it. ...
He spent his last years as an internationally known polymath: farmer, engineer, ...
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A tobacco farmer, and amateur astronomer, Benjamin Banneker was an
inspiration for his mathematical achievements. He is frequently described as the
Famous For: Developing a mathematical formula to predict a solar eclipse.
Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806) was an African-American scientist and ...
celestial world worked and this would contribute to not only passing interest in
Benjamin Banneker, a son of a former slave, was born on a farm near Baltimore.
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And Benjamin Banneker's accomplishments didn't end there. Borrowing books
on astronomy and mathematics from a friend, Benjamin engorged himself in the ...