Jules Verne

1828 - 1905

Jules Verne

Jules Gabriel Verne (; French: [ʒyl gabʁijɛl vɛʁn]; 8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright. His collaboration with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel led to the creation of the Voyages extraordinaires, a series of bestselling adventure novels including Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1872). Verne is generally considered a major literary author in France and most of Europe, where he has had a wide influence on the literary avant-garde and on surrealism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jules Verne has received more than 3,788,875 page views. His biography is available in 115 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 16th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Jules Verne ranks 15 out of 4,883Before him are Victor Hugo, Franz Kafka, Leo Tolstoy, Molière, Edgar Allan Poe, and Virgil. After him are Jean-Paul Sartre, Anton Chekhov, Honoré de Balzac, Sophocles, Aesop, and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

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Among people born in 1828, Jules Verne ranks 2Before him is Leo Tolstoy. After him are Henrik Ibsen, Henry Dunant, Saigō Takamori, Hippolyte Taine, Rani of Jhansi, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Charbel Makhlouf, Randal Cremer, Nikolay Chernyshevsky, and John Langdon Down. Among people deceased in 1905, Jules Verne ranks 1After him are William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Ernst Abbe, Muhammad Abduh, Ferdinand von Richthofen, Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, Adolph Menzel, Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Louise Michel, and Élisée Reclus.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jules Verne ranks 11 out of 4,109Before him are Voltaire (1694), Victor Hugo (1802), Blaise Pascal (1623), Molière (1622), Louis Pasteur (1822), and Claude Monet (1840). After him are Nostradamus (1503), Jean-Paul Sartre (1905), Montesquieu (1689), Louis XVI of France (1754), Honoré de Balzac (1799), and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jules Verne ranks 4Before him are Voltaire (1694), Victor Hugo (1802), and Molière (1622). After him are Jean-Paul Sartre (1905), Honoré de Balzac (1799), Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900), Alexandre Dumas (1802), Stendhal (1783), Marcel Proust (1871), Émile Zola (1840), and Simone de Beauvoir (1908).

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