A famed inventor, politician, author, scientist, and diplomat, Benjamin Franklin was a true renaissance man. Boasting a huge range of talents and a fantastic work ethic, Benjamin Franklin’s achievements place him amongst the true greats in history.
Known as the ‘First American,’ Benjamin Franklin will always be best known for his role in founding one of the world’s most successful countries. As one of the founding fathers of the United States, Benjamin Franklin’s involvement in America’s historical politics has made him a household name in hundreds of countries.
However, Mr. Franklin’s success wasn’t assured. Born in a relatively humble setting, the young Benjamin Franklin grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. Born in 1706 in the at-the-time leading city of Boston, Benjamin Franklin attended school for two years due to his father’s low income and lack of resources.