Benjamin Franklin is best known for being credited as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. He was also noted a polymath, a leading author and printer, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, soldier, and diplomat. Please read below for more exciting fun facts about Benjamin Franklin.
Date of Birth
January 17, 1706
Date of Death
April 17, 1790
Place of Birth
Place of Death
Josiah Franklin and Abiah Folger
Common-law marriage with Deborah Read
William Franklin, Francis Folger Franklin and Sarah Franklin.
Attended Boston Latin School from 1714-1716
Printer, scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, postmaster