Benjamin Franklin

The most inventive man in the world!

Read this article to learn more about the self made man: Benjamin Franklin.

Ben created an inventive instrument, and it is called the Glass Harmonica. Click below to see and hear what this instrument is like.

Ben Franklin In His Early Years

Ben was a self made man and he rose from the poverty of his childhood home. Mr. Franklin was one of 17 children and his parents were simple candle makers in Boston. Benjamin quit school early to go work as an apprentice at age 12. He journeyed to Philadelphia to seek his fortune which he found.

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All in all i think we all can say that Ben Franklin has contributed much to the inventive society. He inspired many in Poor Richard's Almanack with all of his witty aphorisms.