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Benjamin Banneker was a largely self-educated mathematician, astronomer, compiler of almanacs and writer. Benjamin Banneker was born on November 9, , in Ellicott's Mills, Maryland. A free black man who owned a farm near Baltimore, Banneker was largely self-educated in astronomy. On November 9, , Benjamin Banneker was born in Baltimore County, Maryland. As he grew into an adult, Banneker inherited the farm left to him by his.