Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston Massachusetts with 16 siblings. When he got older (6 years old) he was selling candles and soup with his father for his family for money.
When Benjamin Franklin got older he moved in with his brother and they were printers that worked on a newspaper. When he got older he ran away to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was a printer like his brother and worked on a newspaper and met a girl named Deborah Read and got married.
When he made a success George Washington became friend with him and let him be a Father Father, part of the Declaration of interdependent, second continental Congresses, and more.
Why he is famous
He was a inventor because he made a lot of things that can help use today. The things he made was the Franklin stove, bifocals, lightning rod, the map of the Gulf stream, electricity, glass harmonica and more.
The day he fell
Benjamin Franklin died on April 17, 1790 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. The people were sad, but they honored him