Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin
6t Preses o Pennsylvanie
In office
October 18, 1785 – November 5, 1788
Vice Preses Charles Biddle
Thomas Mifflin
Precedit bi John Dickinson
Succeedit bi Thomas Mifflin
Unitit States Meenister tae France
In office
September 14, 1778 – Mey 17, 1785
Servin with Arthur Lee, Silas Deane, and John Adams
Appyntit bi Continental Congress
Precedit bi New office
Succeedit bi Thomas Jefferson
Unitit States Meenister tae Swaden
In office
September 28, 1782 – Apryle 3, 1783
Appyntit bi Congress of the Confederation
Precedit bi New office
Succeedit bi Jonathan Russell
1st United States Postmaster General
In office
Julie 26, 1775 – November 7, 1776
Appyntit bi Continental Congress
Precedit bi New office
Succeedit bi Richard Bache
Speaker o the Pennsylvanie Assembly
In office
Mey 1764 – October 1764
Precedit bi Isaac Norris
Succeedit bi Isaac Norris
Member o the Pennsylvanie Assemmly
In office
In office
Personal details
Born 17 Januar 1706(1706-01-17)
Boston, Massachusetts Bay
Dee'd 17 Apryle 1790(1790-04-17) (aged 84)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvanie
Naitionality American
Poleetical pairty Independent
Spoose(s) Deborah Read
Bairns William Franklin
Francis Folger Franklin
Sarah Franklin Bache
Profession Scientist

Benjamin Franklin (17 Januar 1706 – 17 Apryle 1790) wis an American statesman. He has also been kent as "the First American". He wis a verra important fowk in the American Revolution an helpit make the Thirteen Colonies ane naition. As a leader o the Enlichtment, he influencit European scientists. He even wis the first thing mony Europeans associatit wi Americae at the time. His successfu diplomacy in Fraunce wis an important factor in the Unitit States' win ower Great Breetain.