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Who was Benjamin Franklin ?

Asked by bhoot, 27 Feb '09 07:47 pm
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Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist,
Answered by Stone Heart, 27 Feb '09 07:48 pm

 
  
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Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America.
Answered by baymu, 27 Feb '09 07:49 pm

 
  
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An american human being, definitely not a Bhoot
Answered by iqbal seth, 27 Feb '09 07:48 pm

 
  
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Lighting arrestor...
Answered by thyagarajan mahadevan, 27 Feb '09 07:48 pm

 
  
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Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. He invented the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin stove, a carriage odometer, and the glass 'armonica'. He formed both the first public lending library in America and first fire department in Pennsylvania. He was an early proponent of colonial unity and as a political writer and activist he supported the idea of an American nation[1] and as a diplomat during the American Revolution, he secured the French alliance that helped to make independence possible. Franklin is credited as being foundational to the roots of American values and chara ...more
Answered by conviction, 27 Feb '09 07:48 pm

 
  
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