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Franklin, benjamin benjamin franklin courtesy national gallery of art, washington, dc, gift of adele lewisohn lehman 1971931 despite his great scientific achievements, however, franklin always believed that public service was more important than science, and his political contributions to the formation of the united states were substantial. Benjamin franklin biography - documentary ( history benjamin franklin (january 17, 1706 [os january 6, 1705] – april 17, 1790) was one of the founding fathers of the united states. Early life benjamin franklin was born on 17 milk street, boston, massachusetts bay at 8 years old young benjamin franklin started attending south grammar school (boston latin) showing early talent moving from the middle of the class to the top of it within a year biography benjamin franklin, the printer biography marriage and children. Benjamin franklin one of the leading figures of early american history, benjamin franklin (1706-90) was a statesman, author, publisher, scientist, inventor and diplomat.
Benjamin franklin was born into a large family he was the 15th child of seventeen children in the family his father, josiah, was a candlemaker. Consistent in franklin’s public career, houston then shows, were interrelated efforts to build political systems that encouraged improvement and commerce, and the development of commerce and improvements to encourage political cooperation. Benjamin franklin was a great inventor and scientist during the american enlightenment the american enlightenment was a time of many scientific discoveries that occurred in early america. Benjamin franklin biography diplomat, inventor, writer, scientist (1706–1790) benjamin franklin is best known as one of the founding fathers who drafted the declaration of independence and the. Due to public interest in franklin's later political accomplishments, most early printed editions of the autobiography include added text written by others, which rounds out the story of franklin's years as a national and international diplomat.
Benjamin franklin was born on january 17, 1706, in boston, massachusetts, into a devoted puritan household (the puritans were a religious group that stood against the practices of the church of england) in 1683 his family had left england and moved to new england in search of religious freedom. Benjamin franklin's hobbies were reading, writing, printing, experimenting, inventing, debating, traveling and being active in politics one of franklin's greatest passions was reading, even when he was a young boy. Franklin delano roosevelt was born to james and sara roosevelt in 1882 james was a landowner and businessmen of considerable, but not awesome, wealth from new york he likely joined the democratic party in the 1850s and identified with the party for the remainder of his life, although he voted for.
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