Benjamin Franklin Quotes

January 17, 1706–April 17, 1790

Benjamin Franklin was a Founding Father, member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and signer of the United States Constitution. Arguably, the most accomplished individual in American history, he was also a successful printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, diplomat, civic leader, statesman, philosopher, and helped negotiate French support during the American Revolutionary War.

Benjamin Franklin, Portrait, Duplessis

Portrait of Benjamin Franklin by Joseph Duplessis. Image Source: Wikimedia.

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  • Article Title Ben Franklin Quotes
  • Date January 17, 1706–April 17, 1790
  • Author
  • Keywords Benjamin Franklin, Founding Father, Declaration of Independence, Treaty of Alliance, Treaty of Paris 1863, United States Constitution
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date March 27, 2023
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 18, 2022

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