Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905) received recognition for his works as a French book writer, poet, and scriptwriter. Some of his popular books include Around the World in Eighty Days (1873), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870) and Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864). His influences spread across most of Europe, where his writing styles and philosophies impacted the literary philosophies. People marked his novels as children’s books, although it reached popularity with adults as well. During 1847, Verne travelled to Paris and started his law school studies. Verne bought a small boat in 1867 and named it Saint Michel. He replaced the first boat with improved versions until it came to Saint Michel III he used to sail around Europe. During his later years, he became a freethinker although brought up in a Catholic family which became noticeable in his books.
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