Born January 17, 1706 and died April 17, 1790.
What Was He Famous For?
Benjamin Franklin was most famous for his findings in electricity. He was a scientist, an inventor, and even an author. You also may know him as one of America's founding fathers.
- Benjamin only had two years of formal education.
- He designed an instrument used by famous musicians such as Beethoven and Mozart.
- He was a fashion icon in France.