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Benjamin Franklin

Franklin Benjamin - Biography, picture and poems

This page is dedicated to this great poet together with a biography, picture 
and most famous poems

Concise Biography and Picture
Benjamin Franklin
Nationality - American
Lifespan - 1706 - 1790 - also refer to Timeline
Family - Father was Josiah Franklin a soap and candlemaker
Education - Grammar School
Career - Poet, printer and politician

Famous Poems 
Benjamin Franklin

Death is a Fishermana poem by Benjamin Franklin

On the Freedom of the Press a poem by Benjamin Franklin

Wedlock a poem by Benjamin Franklin

For details about the Inventions of Benjamin Franklin 
together with information and a Timeline please see below

The Inventions of Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin was famous for his imaginative inventions which he shared freely. Franlikin's inventions included the Franklin stove, bifocal eyeglasses and the lightning rod, a glass armonica, watertight bulkheads for ships and an an odometer.

Benjamin Franklin Timeline - Information about the great man
1706 -- Born in Boston, Massachusetts. 
1718 -- Apprentice with brother James in printing shop. 
1728 -- Opens printing office in Philadelphia.
1729 -- Becomes owner & publisher of Pennsylvania Gazette. 
1731 -- Founds first public library. 
1748 -- Retires from printing. 
1752 -- Kite experiment. 
1757 -- Goes to England as colonial representative. 
1776 -- Signs Declaration of Independence. 
1778 -- Negotiates Treaty of Alliance with France. 
1782 -- Negotiates Treaty of Peace with Great Britain. 
1787 -- Signs the Consitution of the United States. 
1790 -- Dies in Philadelphia.

Franklin Benjamin - Biography, picture and poems

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Benjamin Franklin

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