How many years of schooling did Benjamin Franklin have?
Benjamin Franklin went to grammar school for one year, and studied with a private tutor for another year. After the age of 10, Benjamin Franklin taught himself everything he needed to know. His brother printed the New England Courant and by the age of 12, Benjamin was publishing articles under a secret name. When his brother found out that it was actually Benjamin writing the articles, their relationship suffered and young Benjamin ran away to New York and then Philadelphia at the at age of 16.