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When Did Benjamin Franklin Die?

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Tracy Koroma answered
Benjamin Franklin died on April 17th, 1790.

Who Was Benjamin Franklin?
Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, and signed the Declaration of Independence during the American Revolutionary War.

If you hadn't already guessed, Franklin is a really important figure in American history!

How Did Benjamin Franklin Die?
Franklin died from natural causes at the age of 84.

He's thought to have had something wrong with his lungs - possibly pneumonia - and had been bed-ridden for a while before he died. His condition was causing him a lot of pain, and he was given opium to help him to cope.

Around 20,000 people attended Franklin's funeral, and he was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground in Massachusetts.
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Ian Fortey answered
Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston Massachusetts on January 17th, 1706 and he died on April 17th, 1790 at the age of 84.
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April 17 1790.

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