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About Benjamin Banneker
He was an author, surveyor, and farmer. He is acknowledged for his works in mathematics and natural history. He was also known for his membership of the group that was responsible for surveying the boundaries of the capital of the United States of America – Washington D.C, previously known as the District of Columbia. The said group was under the leadership of Major Andrew Ellicott.
Benjamin Banneker had similar ideologies with Thomas Jefferson on subjects of racial equality and slavery. His works have been highly appraised by several racial equality advocates and abolitionists.
He was born to Robert and Mary Banneky. His siblings are noted to be Minta, Molly and Jemima Banneker.
He was named at age 6. He created a wooden clock at age 21.
He did not marry.
He was a chronic alcoholic.
Benjamin Banneker Rank
Famous quotes by Benjamin Banneker
Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.Benjamin Banneker
Presumption should never make us neglect that which appears easy to us, nor despair make us lose courage at the sight of difficulties.Benjamin Banneker
The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.Benjamin Banneker
Benjamin Banneker's Popularity
Benjamin Banneker was a famous American scientist and author, who was born on November 9, 1731. As a person born on this date, Benjamin Banneker is listed in our database as the 62nd most popular celebrity for the day (November 9).
People born on November 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Benjamin Banneker is the 2049th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Benjamin Banneker's birthday, Benjamin Banneker is the 14640th most famous American.
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