Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

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Benjamin Franklin was an American scientist and diplomat. His mathematical interests included magic squares.
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List of References (3 books/articles)

Some Quotations (10)

A Poster of Benjamin Franklin

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Benjamin Franklin
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Royal Society Copley Medal1753
Fellow of the Royal Society1756
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1783


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