Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, soldier, and diplomat.

  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: 17 Jan 1706
  • Death Date: 17 Apr 1790
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Address to the Federal Convention, Philadelphia, PA, September 17, 1787
Benjamin Franklin's address to the Federal Convention in Philadelphia, PA, September 17, 1787 as transcribed by James Madison.