Benjamin Franklin Facts – 85 Interesting Facts About Benjamin Franklin

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Fun facts about Benjamin Franklin

Franklin was elected as Pennsylvania delegate to the Second Continental Congress and also worked on a committee of 5 to draft the Declaration of Independence.

On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed.

In 1778, Benjamin Franklin served as the American ambassador to France during the American Revolution and during the Confederate Era.

Benjamin Franklin signed the Treaty of Paris, which led to the end of Revolutionary War in 1783.

Benjamin Franklin’s extreme popularity in France during his 10 years stay has reversed France’s decision of being neutral in the Revolutionary War and instead they took great measures to help U.S.

In October 1785, Franklin by a unanimous vote was elected as the sixth President of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania.

Franklin severed as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and signed the U.S. Constitution.

In 1790, Benjamin Franklin has attempted to abolish slavery.

Benjamin Franklin was the author of “Fart Proudly”, a scientific essay about farts.

Benjamin Franklin was the richest person in the U.S. in 1785.