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Jules Verne was a very famous author from the 1840s to the 1870s. His most famous books are Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, a Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Find questions about these books and Jules Verne in this category.
Answer Here's the quote from captain Nemo in the book: "That Indian, Sir, is an inhabitant of an oppressed country; and I am still, and shall be, to my last breath, one of them!" For further info check out http://chilembwe.com/captain_nemo/origin.html
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Around the World in 80 Days -- The Route London Suez Bombay Calcutta Hong Kong Yokohama San Francisco New York London
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In the novel Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne, Phineas Fogg of London and his new French valet Passapartout attempted to circumnavigate the entire world in 80 days in order to win a 20,000 pound wager with some of friends in the Reform Club.
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Phileus Fogg, and in some adaptations of the novel, Phineus Fogg, was the fictional protagonist in Verne's novel Around the World in 80 Days. He isn't really a captain, but leads the mission with his manservant, rescuing a young Indian girl (from India) on the way, and taking her with them. Having …
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Jules Verne (1828 - 1905) best merits this title. He wrote novels such as A Journey to the Center of the Earth, 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, The Mysterious Island, To he Moon and Back. Which might not be considered science fiction but, the way he would describe things well beyond his time, such as …
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Jules Gabriel Verne (8 February 1828 - 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction.
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He wrote 88 books.He wrote 66 books!!!!
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An inventor brags that he could travel around the world in only 80 days because he is so smart -- someone bets that he can't, and he sets off to win the bet.
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technical concepts pioneered in thought by Jules Verne: ( vehicles stated where appropriate: Space flight, ( from the earth to the Moon). The use of plywood and composite materials for aircraft construction ( discussed in some detail in Master of the World), wire-guided missiles ( one of his later n…
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Punctuality is a virtue.
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From... London to Suez  Suez to Mumbai (Bombay)  Mumbai (Bombay) to Kolkata (Calcutta)  Kolkata (Calcutta) to Hong Kong  Hong Kong to Yokohama  Yokohama to San Francisco  San Francisco to New York  New York and back to London
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Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828.
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He was 35 years old when he wrote his first book. But he wrote his short story Le Mariage de Monsieur Anselme des Tilleuls in the mid 1850s.
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according to one account, he was 35 before trying his hand at writing. He was legally trained as a lawyer, so was, from start, an educated man.
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Jules Verne lived in Nantes, France when he was young, and spent the last of his days in Amiens, France.
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77 years of age.
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Western France
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yes he was. he married honorine morel, a widow with 2 daughters.
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Jules Verne died of old age. He was 77 years old. He died in Amiens, France.
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1850's.
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Science and his teacher from Boarding School.....
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Le Mariage de Monsieur Anselme des Tilleuls 1850's Five Weeks in a Balloon 1863Paris in the 20th Century 1863A Journey to the Center of the Earth 1864From the Earth to the Moon 1865Journeys and Adventures of Captain Hatteras 1866In Search of the Castaways or Captain Grant's Children 1867-1868Twenty …
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He helped create the genre of science fiction, and inspired countless later writers with his works. He read the newspapers of his time, and projected practical applications for the discoveries scientists were making.
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Jules Verne died on March 24, 1905 at the age of 77.
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Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828 and died on March 24, 1905. Jules Verne would have been 77 years old at the time of death or 187 years old today.
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He had a son named Michael Verne (Born: Aug 4, 1861, Died: 1925)
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Micheal pike went around the world in 80 days
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Honorine Hebe du Fraysse de Viane (Morel) Verne.
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Verne won political posts, membership in France's Legion of Honor, and influential admirers (including Pope Leo XIII).
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The Jules Verne Trophy is a prize for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by any type of yacht with no restrictions on the size of the crew provided the vessel has registered with the organization and paid an entry fee.
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This is an opinion question. In my opinion, yes. It is very different than either of the movies. It gives a fascinating insight into the time and places in which it is set.
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Phileas Fogg and his manservant Passepartout.
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He was known as the father of science fiction.
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Michel Verne and step-daughters Valentine and Suzanne Morel.
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He won a trophy for fastest machine to travel on/in water!
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To put it simply: he was old. He lived to the ripe old age of 77, which, at the beginning of the 20th century, was quite an achievement. No specific cause of death has been recorded for him. It was likely just complications due to his age, which couldn't be treated properly at the time. Actually the…
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The last books he wrote were "the invasion of the sea" and "The lighthouse at the end of the earth". The first one was the last one that was published before he died, written in 1904. According to Wikipedia: "The invasion of the sea is an adventure novel by Jules Verne describing the exploits of Ar…
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this book is great and i do think it is fiction
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No. He gets back in 79 days because he passes The International Date Line.
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The French novelist Jules Verne (1828-1905) was the first authentic exponent of modern science fiction. The best of his work is characterized by intelligent predictions of technical achievements actually within man's grasp at the time Verne wrote. popular novels include the classics A Journey to the…
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Jules Verne is the author of Around the World in Eighty Days
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No, and I don't think there's a novel called The Underground City, either.
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Yes,he got a trophy for the fastest water transport!
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Yes, he did he had 4!
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Jules Verne died when he was 77. He died March 24, 1905.
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Below are links to some old covers of "Journey to the Center of the Earth." Each is a sketch of the characters, including the nephew Axel.
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I believe you are thinkiing of the character- the Time Traveller- in WELLS novel the Time Machine. Verne didn"t write about time travel though he did a sort of variation on the Invisible Man theme- and it is done very well!
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Nemo
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Phileas FoggPassepartoutDetective FixAouda
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Jules Verne was born in Nantes, Brittany, France.
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He was born in Nantes,France!
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No! But she did accomplish the feat of travelling the world in less than 80 days, breaking the record in a novel by Jules Verne. I guess that's not a good reason for them to get married.
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high speed ramming submarine. diaphragm portal underwater breathing apparatus
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Yes, only one though sadly. Surprisingly for the fastest water travel, instead of writing...
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wikipedia Dictionary of American Biography A+
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1) The submarine (20,000 Leagues under the Sea) 2) The aircraft (Master of the World) 3) The spacecraft (From Earth to Moon) Contributor's note: Verne was inspired to write 20,000 Leagues under the Sea after watching the US inventor Robert Fulton sink a ship in the Seine River with his submarine,…
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No, but he hinted at is as life-support apparatus for Nemo and company. In scince fiction form.
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The Submarine, the idea of space travel, and Carbide cannons on an artillery level ( whicht he Germans did use) figure in some of his novels. he also anticipated the idea of diversified production ( as an alibi device for Nemo), which has since been picked up by defense contractors.- He also pushed…
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Around The World In 80 Days was actually based on a true story. In 1870, US railroad magnate George Francis Train (what are the odds on that name?) declared in the middle of his Presidential candidacy that he would travel around the world in 80 days or less. (It ended up taking him almost double the…
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He was very precise and he thought things through. He later ended up marring Mrs. Auota.
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He wrote 88 novels.
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Verne predicted space weightlessness and travelling with rockets, he also predicted electric submarines, taser, video calling, world broadcast news, and many others
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In 1886, Verne's 25-year-old nephew shot him in the leg, leaving Verne with a permanent limp.His nephew was mentally unstable,that is why.
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He was town council of amiens. i was the first person to answer this question!!!!! So you should all be thanking me!!!! I had this question for a school thing and I got one of my friends to tell me the answer!!!!!! hahahahaha oops I'm good at reading but niot looking up stuff. I'm reading the book j…
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Pierre-Jules Hetzel, he refused to do it because he didn't like how the book looked, so he made hm keep rewriting it until it served to Hetzel's liking
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No,the French Emperor period was ended in 1815 ,Jules Verne was born in 1828.
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Jules Gabriel Verne.
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The main theme of the novel can be ascertained from the topic of the book 'Around the World in Eighty Days'. Phileas Fogg, a stern and disciplined man claims that it is possible to go around the world in eighty days. He is challenged to accomplish this feat himself. Thus the major theme is the possi…
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we should use time wisely appreciate your friendship..
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It seems to be a place where there are murderers in the uncolonized parts and the crazy colonized parts.
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Judged from the title, no. actual French title is the forcers of the Blockade- or those who defied the Blockade., Sounds like a straight Civil War novel. Blockade Runners were used for logistics transport by the Confederacy and this was, as one can guess, a risky business. my guess a straight naval …
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If you are talking about the book 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, his name was Captain Nemo.
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Balloons figured in at least two Vernian novels- around the world in 80 days, by the way this was believed to be the period of soul-creation of the Female Body according to St.Thomas. Men, less complicated, only took 40 days to form, so to speak. Almost certainly this is where the 80 day span comes …
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Jules Verne died in Amiens, France.
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yes he died in 1905
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Yes,he married Honorine Hebe du Fraysse de Viane (Morel) Verne.
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Boarding school with his brother at Saint Donatien College.
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Jules Verne had been subject to chronic diabetes, but the disease did not assume a critical aspect until the end was hastened by a stroke of paralysis, covering his right side until the tongue was affected. Verne retained consciousness until shortly before his death. He calmly foresaw the end, calle…
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He had a dog named Follet
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I didnt know who he was either but i studied him for a month; hes a writer and he wrote 66 books (all in 104 languages)
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He was a writer, I has written this book 20.000 Legues under the Sea, or Round the World Eighty Days.
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the lesson i learnt was that never tell the person by its gesture
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Just one,Honorine Hebe du Fraysse de Viane (Morel) Verne.
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Yes indeed, Jules Verne wrote the book 'Journey to Centre of the Earth'.
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Science Fiction!
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26000 nautical miles
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Nothing hahahahhahah
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He was born on the 8th of February 1828 in Nantes, France. He died the 24th of March, 1905.
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He lived throughout February 8, 1828 - March 24, 1905.
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The book is about a man, Phileas Fogg, who accepts a bet to travel around the world in 80 days. This he successfully does, using a combination of rail and steamer. (N.B. although used in film versions, there is no use of a hot-air balloon in the original novel).
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