Tag Archives: Jules Verne

Voyages Extraordinaires

French author Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828. If you love science fiction, you can say merci to the man who popularized the genre with Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, … Continue reading

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Le tout Paris

  Félix Nadar, born April 6 1820, was the pseudonym of Gaspard-Félix Tournachon, an early French photographer. He was the first to take aerial photographs, for which he used a hot air balloon. Nadar was also the first to experiment … Continue reading

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