Benjamin Franklin (17 Januar 1706 – 17 Apryle 1790) wis an American statesman. He has also been kent as “the First American”. He wis a verra important fowk in the American Revolution an helpit make the Thirteen Colonies ane naition. As a leader o the Enlichtment, he influencit Europeanscientists. He even wis the first thing mony Europeans associatit wi Americae at the time. His successfu diplomacy in Fraunce wis an important factor in the Unitit States’ win ower Great Breetain.