Set of dimensioned drawings of Benjamin Franklin labeled with overall height

One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Benjamin Franklin was a respected, leading inventor, scientist, writer, philosopher, and diplomat who also served as President of the United States in 1769. One of his major political contributions was his help in drafting the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. In science, his contributions and pursuits included exploring electricity for which he created the lightning rod. He is especially noted for his experiment of flying a kite during a storm in order to provide that lightning is electricity. Benjamin Franklin also ventured into music, playing, composing, and ultimately inventing the glass harmonica.

Collection of outline illustrations of Benjamin Franklin in various stances

Benjamin Franklin had a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

How tall was Benjamin Franklin?
Benjamin Franklin was 5 foot 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

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5’9” | 1.75 m
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Nationality: United States

Death: April 17, 1790 (84)

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Birthday:
January 17, 1706

Properties

Drawings include:
Benjamin Franklin elevations (assorted)

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An inventor is a person who creates a new design, object or method. These new creations are called inventions and they are often considered necessary for societal advancement. An inventor can work across a range of disciplines. Everything you see that is human made has been invented by someone.

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