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Benjamin Franklin
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The autobiography, and other writings: With selections from Poor Richard's almanac and papers relating to the Junto (1963 edition)
Benjamin Franklin
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The works with his life /Franklin, Benjamin (1824 edition)
Benjamin Franklin
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself (1902 edition)
Benjamin Franklin
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Poor Richard's Almanack, 1736


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Born: January 17, 1706

Died: April 17, 1790 (aged 84)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Bio: Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

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