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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 ...

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Did you know? Benjamin Franklin is the only founding father to have signed all four of the key documents establishing the U.S.: the Declaration of Independence  ...

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Oct 26, 2018 ... Benjamin Franklin, also called Ben Franklin, pseudonym Richard Saunders, ( born January 17 [January 6, Old Style], 1706, Boston, ...

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Benjamin Franklin was America's scientist, inventor, politician, philanthropist and business man. He is best known as the only Founding Father who signed all ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Find out more about Founding Father Benjamin Franklin's role in the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution, as well as his ...

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

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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 was known to have been an avid swimmer throughout his life and an early advocate for the benefits of the sport. As a result of this passion, ...

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George Washington may rightly be known as the "Father of his Country" but, for the two decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin was the ...