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What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for?

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06/27/2013

He is famous for several things: one is for being a diplomat and serving as one of the Founding Fathers of the US.

He is credited with the development of bifocal glasses and with the investigation of lightning as a form of electricity (leading to the increased understanding of the function of lightning rods).

- Us Diplomat

- Oldest member of the Constitutional convention

- First Post master general of the United State

- Writer of Poor Richard's Almanack

- Started the first free library