Benjamin Franklin

 

Born: 1/17/1706

Raised: Boston, Massachusetts

Important Facts about Benjamin Franklin:

Mr. Benjamin Franklin was known as “Polymath” or Renaissance Man
because of his extensive knowledge and involvement in the following
areas:
 
* Author * Musician
* Printer * Inventor
* Political Theorist * Satirist
* Politician * Civic activist
* Postmaster * Statesman
* Scientist * Diplomat
* Established the first volunteer Fire Department
 
Died: April 17, 1790 in Philadelphia, Pensylvania