American submarine Alligator (1862) The USS Alligator, the fourth United States Navy ship of that name, is the first known U.S. Navy submarine, and was active during the American Civil War.
Arthur Constantin Krebs Arthur Constantin Krebs (16 November 1850 in Vesoul, France – 22 March 1935 in Quimperlé, France) was a French officer and pioneer in automotive engineering.
Cretan Revolt (1866-1869) The Cretan Revolt of 1866–1869 or Great Cretan Revolution (Κρητική Επανάσταση του 1866) was a three year uprising against Ottoman rule, the third and largest in a series of Cretan revolts ...
Cretan Revolt (1866-69) The Cretan Revolt of 1866–1869 or Great Cretan Revolution (Κρητική Επανάσταση του 1866) was a three year uprising in Crete against Ottoman rule, the third and largest in a series of Cretan...
Cretan Revolt (1866–1869) The Cretan Revolt of 1866–1869 or Great Cretan Revolution was a three year uprising against Ottoman rule, the third and largest in a series of Cretan revolts between the end of the Greek W...
David Farragut David Glasgow Farragut (July 5, 1801 – August 14, 1870) was a flag officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil War.
Ernest Legouve Reef Located in the South Pacific (south of French Tuamotu islands and east of New Zealand) Ernest‑Legouvé Reef was reported in 1902 by the unnamed captain of the French ship "Ernest‑Legouvé".
Grafton (ship) The Grafton was a 56 ton schooner sailing out of Sydney during the 1860s.
HMS Sword HMS Sword is a fictional experimental submarine of the British Royal Navy in Jules Verne's 1896 novel Facing the Flag.
Isla de los Estados Isla de los Estados (English: Staten Island, from the Dutch Stateneiland) is an Argentine island that lies off the eastern extremity of the Argentine portion of Tierra del Fuego, from...
Jules Férat Jules-Descartes Férat (1829–1889?) was a French artist and illustrator, famous for his portrayals of factories and their workers.
Jules Verne 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.
Jules Verne ATV The Jules Verne ATV, or Automated Transfer Vehicle 001 (ATV-001), was an unmanned cargo resupply spacecraft launched by the European Space Agency (ESA).
Jules Verne Museum The Musée Jules Verne is a museum dedicated to the French writer Jules Verne.
Lewis Page Mercier Reverend Lewis Page Mercier (9 January 1820–2 November 1875) is known today as the translator, along with Eleanor Elizabeth King, of two of the best known novels of Jules Verne: Twenty Thousan...
Leyden ball A Leyden ball is a fictional bullet used in the nineteenth century Jules Verne science fiction novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.
Libby Prison Libby Prison was a Confederate prison at Richmond, Virginia, during the American Civil War.
Léon Benett Léon Benett (born Hippolyte Léon Benet; 1839–1917) was a French painter and illustrator.
Maria Theresa Reef The Maria-Theresa Reef is a supposed reef in the South Pacific (south of French Tuamotu islands and east of New Zealand); it appears to be a phantom reef.
Michel Verne Michel Jean Pierre Verne (August 3, 1861 – March 5, 1925) was a writer and the son of Jules Verne.
Nana Sahib Nana Sahib (born 19 May 1824 – disappeared 1857), born as Dhondu Pant (Marathi: धोंडू पंत), was an Indian, Maratha aristocrat, who led the Kanpur rebellion during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Nautilus (Verne) The Nautilus is the fictional submarine captained by Nemo featured in Jules Verne's novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870) and The Mysterious Island (1874).
Nellie Bly Nellie Bly (May 5, 1864 – January 27, 1922) was the pen name of American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane.
Nemo me impune lacessit Nemo me impune lacessit is the Latin motto of the Order of the Thistle and of three Scottish regiments of the British Army.
Paschal Grousset Jean François Paschal Grousset (7 April 1844, Corte – 9 April 1909, Paris) was a French politician, journalist, translator and science fiction writer.
Pierre-Jules Hetzel Pierre-Jules Hetzel (January 15, 1814 – March 17, 1886) was a French editor and publisher.
Reform Club The Reform Club is a private members club on the south side of Pall Mall, in central London.
RMS Scotia Scotia was a British passenger liner operated by the Cunard Line that won the Blue Riband in 1863 for the fastest westbound transatlantic voyage.
Robert Baldick Robert Baldick (1927–1972) was a British scholar of French literature, writer, joint editor of the Penguin Classics series with Betty Radice, and a well-known translator.
Ross Winans Ross Winans (1796–1877) was an American inventor, mechanic, and builder of locomotives and railroad machinery.
Snæfellsjökull Snæfellsjökull (snow-fell glacier) is a 700,000-year-old stratovolcano with a glacier covering its summit in western Iceland.
SS Carnatic SS Carnatic was a British steamship built in 1862-63 by Samuda Brothers at Cubitt Town on the Isle of Dogs, London, for the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company.
SS Great Eastern SS Great Eastern was an iron sailing steam ship designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and built by J. Scott Russell & Co. at Millwall on the River Thames, London.
Stanford Luce Stanford Leonard Luce Jr (May 19, 1923 – March 26, 2007) was an American academician known for his work on Louis-Ferdinand Céline and for his English translations of Jules Verne books, especiall...
Stephen William White Stephen William White (16 July 1840 — October 1914) was the secretary of the Northern Central Railway as well as a number of other Pennsylvanian railway companies until his retirement in 1910.
Stromboli Stromboli (Ancient Greek: Strongulē) is a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the north coast of Sicily, containing one of the three active volcanoes in Italy.
USS Susquehanna (1850) USS Susquehanna, a sidewheel steam frigate, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for a river which rises in Lake Otsego in central New York and flows across Pennsylvania ...
Verne World Verne World is a role-playing video game that was released for the Super Famicom exclusively for the Japanese market.
Verneshot A verneshot is a hypothetical volcanic eruption event caused by the buildup of gas deep underneath a craton.
Vigo Vigo (or) is a city and municipality situated in north-west Spain, in the province of Pontevedra, in the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia, and on the ria, or bay, of th...
William Henry Giles Kingston William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.
Édouard Riou Édouard Riou (2 December 1833 – 27 January 1900) was a French painter and illustrator who illustrated six novels by Jules Verne, as well as several other well-known works.
Émile Bayard Émile-Antoine Bayard (1837-1891) was born November 2, 1837, in La Ferté-sous-Jouarre, Seine-et-Marne.