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Benjamin franklin was born in boston, but spent most of his life in philadelphia ( punctuated by residences in london and passy, france) his formal education. Dedicated to the life, times and legacy of philadelphia's famous founding father, the benjamin franklin museum invites you to explore a variety of exhibitions. Benjamin franklin was born on january 17, 1706 in boston in what was known as the massachusetts bay colony he was born on a small house on 17 milk.
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When he retired from the printing business at the age of 42, benjamin franklin set his sights on becoming what he called a “man of leisure. The us founding father's life drawn from four different manuscripts combines the affairs of revolutionary america with franklin's private. Circles meet regularly, using ben franklin's classic 13 virtues to spark discussion about members' goals and aspirations — who they want to be, and what they. The library of congress online catalog contains more than a hundred subject headings for books related to benjamin franklin to find works on any of these.
Benjamin franklin was a writer and diplomat he was also an inventor franklin was born in boston, massachusetts on 17 january 1706 his father josiah. Benjamin franklin, entrepreneur franklin was the youngest son and fifteenth child born to his working-class father and he only attended school for two years. Benjamin franklin was born january 17th, 1706 in boston, massachusetts and died april 17th, 1790 at the age of 84 in philadelphia,. Harvard classics, vol 1, part 1 benjamin franklin, his autobiography: 1706– 1757 benjamin franklin the choice of franklin's account of his journey of.