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Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790), natural philosopher, writer, and revolutionary politician in America

Leo Lemay

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195082098
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/52466
Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790), natural philosopher, writer, and revolutionary politician in America

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Early years: Boston, Philadelphia, and London, 1706-1726 | Printer in Philadelphia, 1726-1748 | The retired printer, 1748-1757 | London, 1757-1762 | Philadelphia and London, 1762-1775 | Philadelphia, 1775-1776 | Minister to France, 1776-1785 | Philadelphia, 1785-1790 | Reputation

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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