Benjamin Franklin, born in 1706, was an author, diplomat, American printer, philosopher, and scientist. He contributed to two different things.
Benjamin Franklin was born on Milk Street, in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 17, 1706, and baptized at Old South Meeting House. He was one of seventeen children
Packard Humanities Institute, Benjamin Franklin Volume 1 January 6, 1706, through December 31, 1734. Record of Birth Sun, Jan 6, 1706, p 003