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

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

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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 ...

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Over 35 years of marriage, Benjamin Franklin had indirectly praised Deborah's work ethic and common sense through “wife” characters in his Pennsylvania ...

www.amazon.com/Benjamin-Franklin-American-Walter-Isaacson/dp/074325807X

In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of  ...