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Benjamin Franklin was born 17 January 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States to Josiah Franklin (1657-1745) and Abiah Folger (1667-) and died 17 April 1790 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of unspecified causes.


Ben Franklin was a prominent politician, scientist, philosopher, inventor, typographer, and chess-player around the time of Independence.

Children



Offspring of Benjamin Franklin and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Franklin (1731-1813)



Offspring of Benjamin Franklin and Deborah Read (1708-1774)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Francis Folger Franklin (1732-1736)
Sarah Franklin (1743-1708)









 




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