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What did Ben Franklin die from?

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After the death of his wife Deborah, the elderly Benjamin Franklin lived with his daughter Sarah's family. Sarah nursed him as his health weakened. Finally, Ben died peacefully in his sleep on April 17, 1790. He was 84 years old.

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