Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 (age 84) in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He is a celebrity inventor.
Benjamin Franklin was a distinguished human being, who possessed uncanny mind and sharp wit, which he used tirelessly for the betterment of his country and society at large. Franklin is credited for many inventions including the swim fins, Franklin stove, catheter, library chair, step ladder, lightning rod, bifocal glasses etc; however, he never patented any of them. He did so, as he believed that his innovations were not mere sources of moneymaking but would raise the living standards of the masses. His experiments with the lightning, gained him recognition throughout the world. Benjamin Franklin played a vital role in American history as he was a signer of both the Declaration of Independence as well as the Constitution, thus he is considered as one of the pivotal personalities, who shaped America. His influence has been so great on the country that many scholars have gone as far as to describe him as "the only President of the United States who was never President of the United States." Though, as a child he was not able to continue his education beyond elementary level but there was hardly a renowned university that did not felicitate him with an honorary degree for his exemplary work.
He established a common-law marriage to Deborah Reed in 1730 after her mother rejected him as a suitor; he had an illegitimate son named William Temple Franklin in 1762.
He wrote under the pseudonym Mrs. Silence Dogood, and published provocative letters; in 1731, he joined a Masonic Lodge.
He was the first United States Ambassador to France, where he advocated religious tolerance and paved the way for Louis XVI's signing of the Edict of Versailles, which gave Catholics civil status in France.
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As far as we know Benjamin Franklin has died April 17, 1790 ( age 84)
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He attended the Constitutional Convention in 1787 alongside other powerful political figures of the time, including George Washington.
● Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 (age 84) in Boston, Massachusetts, United States ● He is a celebrity inventor
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