WRITER

Jules Verne

1828 - 1905

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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 Seas (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1872). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jules Verne has received more than 4,565,554 page views. His biography is available in 116 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 115 in 2019). Jules Verne is the 13th most popular writer (up from 15th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from France (down from 11th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular French Writer.

Jules Verne is most famous for his science fiction novels.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Jules Verne ranks 13 out of 5,794Before him are Hans Christian Andersen, Voltaire, Franz Kafka, Leo Tolstoy, Victor Hugo, and Edgar Allan Poe. After him are Molière, Honoré de Balzac, Albert Camus, Sophocles, Virgil, and Petrarch.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1828, Jules Verne ranks 2Before him is Leo Tolstoy. After him are Henrik Ibsen, Henry Dunant, Rani of Jhansi, Saigō Takamori, Hippolyte Taine, 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, Muhammad Abduh, Ernst Abbe, Ferdinand von Richthofen, Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders, Adolph Menzel, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, and Élisée Reclus.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jules Verne ranks 12 out of 5,234Before him are Voltaire (1694), Blaise Pascal (1623), Louis Pasteur (1822), Victor Hugo (1802), Claude Monet (1840), and Montesquieu (1689). After him are Molière (1622), Louis XVI of France (1754), Honoré de Balzac (1799), Nostradamus (1503), Jean-Paul Sartre (1905), and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jules Verne ranks 3Before him are Voltaire (1694) and Victor Hugo (1802). After him are Molière (1622), Honoré de Balzac (1799), Jean-Paul Sartre (1905), Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900), Émile Zola (1840), Stendhal (1783), Alexandre Dumas (1802), Marcel Proust (1871), and Denis Diderot (1713).