Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin


Founding Father of the United States who became known for his political works, his writings, and for his contribution to the understanding of electricity, highlighted by his (possibly apocryphal) flying of a kite in a lightning storm. He also invented bifocal glasses, the catheter, the lightning rod, and a musical instrument called a glass harmonica.
  • When was
    Benjamin Franklin born?

    Benjamin Franklin was born on Sunday, January 17, 1706

  • Where was
    Benjamin Franklin born?

    Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, MA

  • How old is
    Benjamin Franklin?

    Benjamin Franklin is 317

Best Quotes

  • Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
  • Creditors have better memories than debtors.
  • Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
  • Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
  • Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure.
  • Energy and persistence conquer all things.
  • A penny saved is a penny earned.
  • A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
  • A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
  • A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
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