- Franklin, Benjamin
- (1706–1790)Although Franklin's distinction rests on his work as a scientist and statesman, his homely moral and political philosophy, particularly as expounded in Poor Richard's Almanack (1733–58), has been extremely influential as an expression of a folksy, democratic virtue ethic.
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Franklin, Benjamin — Franklin, Benjamin, einer der ausgezeichnetsten Männer seines Jahrhunderts, der Vertreter der Befreiung Nordamerika s vor dem übermüthigen englischen Mutterlande, der Erfinder des Blitzableiters, war 1706 in Boston geboren, folgte seiner Neigung… … Damen Conversations Lexikon
Franklin,Benjamin — Franklin, Benjamin. 1706 1790. American public official, writer, scientist, and printer. After the success of his Poor Richard s Almanac (1732 1757), he entered politics and played a major part in the American Revolution. Franklin negotiated… … Universalium
Franklin, Benjamin — born Jan. 17, 1706, Boston, Mass. died April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. American statesman, scientist, philosopher, and publisher. He was apprenticed at age 12 to his brother, a local printer. He taught himself to write effectively, and in … Universalium
Franklin , Benjamin — (1706–1790) American scientist, statesman, diplomat, printer, and inventor Franklin s father left England in 1682 and the following year settled in Boston, Massachusetts, where he worked as a candle maker and soap boiler. Although originally… … Scientists
Franklin, Benjamin — ► (1706 90) Político, físico y escritor estadounidense. Se decidió a montar su propia imprenta, para lo cual se trasladó, en 1723, a Londres con el fin de adquirir los conocimientos suficientes del negocio editorial. En 1726 volvió de nuevo a… … Enciclopedia Universal
FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN — born in Boston, was the youngest son of a tallow chandler and one of a family of 17; received a meagre education, and at the age of 12 became apprenticed to his brother, a printer and proprietor of a small newspaper, to whose columns he began… … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
Franklin, Benjamin — (1706 1790) American statesman and philosopher. Index: Dr Heads commission to enquire into affairs in Canada, 135; his report, 136. WM Did not believe British colonies would revolt, 269. Bib.: Autobiography; Complete Works, ed. by… … The makers of Canada
Franklin, Benjamin — (1706 1790) American statesman, philosopher, and writer, was one of a numerous family. His f. was a soap boiler at Boston, where F. was b. He was apprenticed at the age of 13 to his brother, a printer, who treated him harshly. After various… … Short biographical dictionary of English literature
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Franklin Benjamin Sanborn — Sanborn was born at Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, the son of Aaron and Lydia (Leavitt) Sanborn. He graduated Harvard in 1855. As secretary of the Massachusetts Kansas Commission he came into close touch with John Brown. From 1863 to 1867 Sanborn… … Wikipedia