Jules Verne was born on February 8th, 1828 in Nantes, France. Below is an infographic showing a small number of other events which happened that year in France and around the world.
More facts, anecdotes, and even a quiz about Jules Verne are linked to 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)
4. Jules Verne at Niagara Falls, Jules Verne vs. H.G. Wells, and Two More Stories
5. Jules Verne Quiz
6. Jules Verne Video – “In 30 Seconds or Less” Series