~ Jules Verne ~
hot air balloon
Jules Verne never owned a yacht.
Niagara Falls, USA
multiple fracture of right arm following boating accident
permanent limp after being shot in the leg
episodes of facial paralysis
Alexandre Dumas (father), author of "The Three Musketeers"
H. G. Wells, author of "The Time Machine"
Michel Carre, prolific author of libretti
Alexandre Dumas (son), author of "Camille"
he studied law and intended to become an attorney
he wrote poems and plays
he worked as a stockbroker
he worked as a curator in the Decorative Arts department of the Louvre Museum
Professor Otto Lidenbrock in "Journey to the Center of the Earth"
Captain Nemo in "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea"
Phileas Fogg in "Around the World in Eighty Days"
Captain John Hatteras in "The Adventures of Captain Hatteras"
Find facts, anecdotes, and videos about Jules Verne at the links listed below:
1. Jules Verne – A Short Biography
2. Jules Verne at a Glance – Infographic
3. Jules Verne Was Born In 1828 – What Else Happened That Year? (blog post or infographic)
4. Jules Verne at Niagara Falls, Jules Verne vs. H.G. Wells, and Two More Stories
5. Jules Verne Video – “In 30 Seconds or Less” Series