Founding father, inventor, author, theorist.
Most Famous Inventions
- Franklin Stove; a cast-iron stove for heating a room, resembling an open fireplace in shape.
- Lighting Rod; is a metal rod or metallic object mounted on top of an elevated structure, such as a building, a ship, or even a tree, electrically bonded using a wire or electrical conductor to interface with ground or "earth" through an electrode, engineered to protect the people
- Bifocals; eyeglasses with two distinct optical powers, commonly prescribed to people with presbyopia who also require a correction for myopia, and/or astigmatism.
- Glass Harmonica; a musical instrument in which the sound is made by a row of rotating, concentric glass bowls, kept moist and pressed with the fingers or with keys.
Poor Richard's Almanac
Franklin began publishing Poor Richard's Almanac on December 28, 1732. He continued to publish for 25 years, bringing him economic success and popularity. Each year, as many as 10,000 copies were sold. In his writings, he expressed his knowledge and wisdom on life.