The Life of...

Benjamin Franklin


Do you know about Benjamin Franklin? He was and still is very important to society and I will tell you why!

Benjamin Franklin's Early Life and Childhood!

Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, MA from his mother and father, Abiah Folger and Josiah Franklin.

Family and Friends!

Benjamin Franklin had three kids and married his wife Deborah Read. His kids names were William Franklin, Sarah Franklin Bache and, Francis Folger Franklin.


Who did he marry?

Franklin married Deborah Read when he was 24. (1730-1774)

R.I.P Deborah

How did he die?

Benjamin Franklin died in 1790 at the age of 84 in Pennsylvania of Pleurisy which is a disease the cause Pneumonia, pain with breathing, chest pain, and abdominal pain.

Known for.....

Benjamin Franklin was most known for creating electricity when messing around with a kite but he also invented the bifocals, lightning rods, Franklin stove and, the glass harmonica!

How did he help society?

If we did not have electricity we would not have tv, xbox, wii, a stove, microwave, powerlines, refrigator, lights, and anything that could possibly plug into an ELECTRIC outlet.
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-Benjamin Franklin was an american

-He was a publisher, printer, author, diplomat, philosopher, scientist, and politician

-He was a Founding Father

-He had 3 children

-He was born in Boston and died in Pennsylvania

-He died of Pleurisy

-Married Deborah Read


Now you know why Benjamin Franklin is so important! Franklin always said "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." I hope you enjoyed learning about Benjamin Franklin and his family!