The Father of Science Fiction Jules Verne
Jules Gabriel Verne is a French writer and traveler. Verne, with Hugo Gernsback and H. G. Wells, is often referred to as the "Father of Science Fiction". The inventions and machines he described in detail in his works are thought to have inspired European industry and technology, which was developing at that time. He especially wrote about space, aircraft, submarines. He is best known for his novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), Journey to the Center of the World (1864) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). He is the second most translated author of UNESCO's translation book database (Index Translationum). Jules Verne passed away in 1095.