Benjamin Franklin was born into a Boston family of modest means on the 17th of January, 1706 in Milk Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He was a statesman, author, publisher, scientist, inventor and diplomat.
Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin earned the title of “The First American” for his early and indefatigable campaigning for colonial unity.
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