Biography of Benjamin Franklin

"Everything starts with a sense of anger, will end in shame." - Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, January 17, 1706 - died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 17 April 1790 at age 84 years) was a prominent United States are well known and has left many works in his life.

Franklin was a man of many types of work and expertise. He was a journalist, publisher, author, philanthropist, abolitionist, public servant (official), scientist, diplomat, and inventor as well! Franklin also was one of the leaders of the American Revolution, and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. His words are well known and much quoted. For example, "time is money" is likely to come from him. Because he was also a publisher and owner of the printing press, a lot of words that people can still be read today because he is too much and writing.

He is also famous for its percobaanya on electricity (lightning rods). He is the head of the first Post Office in America, the makers of "public library" first, and the first to organize the line of fire. Benjamin Franklin was a member of Freemasonry.

Benjamin Franklin was born in Milk Street, Boston, on January 17, 1706 from the Josiah Franklin father who was married twice. Benjamin was the youngest of 17 children from two marriages was Josiah. Benjamin stopped school when he was ten years old, and at the age of twelve years he had an internship at the publishing business owned by James, his older brother. This printing publishes the New England Courant. Benjamin became contributors, and even then editor of the newspaper. One day the brothers' quarrel and finally Benjamin fled, first to New York, then to Philadelphia in October 1723. Benjamin and William fled to Philadelphia. Then William joined the invaders (England) and parted ways with Ben. Ben is the enemy of England since the Revolutionary USA. After a long quarrel with William, William, who joined the invaders to apologize to Benjamin Franklin. But Benjamin Franklin strongly rejected. Benjamin Franklin spent the rest of his life separate from his wife.

Ben Franklin's writings (in English)

Franklin, Benjamin, "The Way to Wealth". Applewood Books; November 1986. ISBN 0-918222-88-5
Franklin, Benjamin, "The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin". Dover Pubns; June 7, 1996. ISBN 0-486-29073-5
Franklin, Benjamin, "Poor Richards Almanack". Peter Pauper Press; November 1983. ISBN 0-88088-918-7
Franklin, Benjamin, "The Poetry of Minor Connecticut Wits". Scholars Facsimilies & Reprint; September 2000. ISBN 0-8201-1066-3
Franklin, Benjamin, "Writings". ISBN 0-940450-29-1
Franklin, Benjamin, "On Marriage".
Franklin, Benjamin, "Satires and Bagatelles".

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