Around the World in Eighty Days | Study Guide

Jules Verne

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Phileas Fogg Phileas Fogg is a wealthy English gentleman who engages in a wager that he can circumnavigate the globe in 80 days. Read More
Passepartout Jean Passepartout is Phileas Fogg's valet and traveling companion. Read More
Fix Fix is a detective with the London Metropolitan Police searching for the man who robbed the Bank of England. Read More
Mrs. Aouda Mrs. Aouda is the Parsee woman Phileas Foggs saves from being sacrificed in a suttee ceremony. Courageous and independent, Mrs. Aouda is a perfect match for Phileas Fogg. Read More
Lord Albemarle Lord Albemarle is the only one who bets on Phileas Fogg making it around the world in 80 days even after Fogg is accused of robbery.
Mr. Batulcar Mr. Batulcar owns the circus-themed show Passepartout performs in when he is stranded in Yokohama, Japan.
British consul The British consul is an appointed official who heads the Suez office, and, following the law, stamps Phileas Fogg's passport even though Fix asks him not to.
John Bunsby John Bunsby, the master of the Tankadère steamship, takes Phileas Fogg, Aouda, and Fix to Shanghai.
Captain The captain at Fort Kearney sends 30 soldiers to help Phileas Fogg rescue Passepartout from the Sioux.
Conductor The conductor on the Union Pacific line gets shot when the train is attacked by Sioux warriors.
Sir Francis Cromarty Sir Francis Cromarty is a British brigadier-general and a whist companion of Phileas Fogg during the India leg of the journey.
Elephant driver The elephant driver is a young Parsee man who offers to guide Fogg, Passepartout, and Sir Cromarty to Allahabad in India.
Samuel Fallentin Samuel Fallentin is a banker and a Reform Club member. He plays whist with Phileas Fogg and wagers against Fogg's making it around the world in 80 days.
Thomas Flanagan Thomas Flanagan is a brewer and a Reform Club member. He plays whist with Phileas Fogg and wagers against Fogg's making it around the world in 80 days.
James Forster James Forster is the servant Phileas Fogg fires in Chapter 1.
Forster Forster is an engineer driving the train from Ogden, Utah to Omaha, Nebraska. He figures out how to make the train fly over the broken bridge spanning Medicine Creek.
Elder William Hitch Elder Hitch is a Mormon missionary who holds a lecture about the religion on the train from San Francisco to Ogden, Utah.
Sir James Jejeebhoy Sir Jejeebhoy is a wealthy relative of Mrs. Aouda who was honored by the British with the title of Baronet.
Jejeeh The Honorable Jejeeh is a cousin of Sir Jejeebhoy. Mrs. Aouda hopes he will offer her a home in Hong Kong.
Kamerfield Kamerfield is a San Francisco politician whose followers are involved in a riot with his opponent Mandiboy's followers.
Kiouni Kiouni is the elephant that transports Phileas Fogg, Passepartout, Sir Francis Cromarty, and Mrs. Aouda in India.
Mandiboy Mandiboy is a San Francisco politician whose followers are involved in a riot with his opponent Kamerfield's followers.
Mudge Mudge is the inventor and owner of a sledge that whisks Fogg, Mrs. Aouda, Passepartout, and Fix to the train station in Omaha, Nebraska.
Judge Obadiah Judge Obadiah is the official who tries Passepartout for illegally entering a temple in Bombay, India, with his shoes on. He hands out jail sentences to Passepartout and Phileas Fogg but releases them when Fogg posts bail.
Mr. Oysterpuf Mr. Oysterpuf is a clerk who accidentally gives Judge Obadiah the wrong wig to wear in court.
Colonel Stamp Proctor Colonel Proctor punches Fix during the San Francisco political riot, and Phileas Fogg promises to avenge his honor in a duel with Proctor at a later date. Proctor ends up on the same train to Omaha as Fogg.
Gauthier Ralph Gauthier Ralph is a director at the Bank of England and a Reform Club member. He plays whist with Phileas Fogg and wagers against Fogg's making it around the world in 80 days.
Rowan Rowan is the Commissioner of Police at Scotland Yard.
Reverend Decimus Smith Reverend Smith is a minister of a Bombay church who plays whist with Phileas Fogg aboard the Mongolia.
Andrew Speedy Andrew Speedy is the owner of the Henrietta, the ship Phileas Fogg buys to transport him and his companions from New York City to Liverpool.
James Strand James Strand is the real robber of the Bank of England. He is arrested three days before Fogg arrives in Liverpool.
Andrew Stuart Andrew Stuart is an engineer and a Reform Club member who disagrees with Fogg's theory about circumnavigating the world. He proposes the wager during a game of whist with Phileas Fogg.
John Sullivan John Sullivan is a banker and a Reform Club member. He plays whist with Phileas Fogg and wagers against Fogg's making it around the world in 80 days.
Train conductor The conductor of the train from Bombay to Rothal informs Fogg, Passepartout, and Sir Francis Cromarty the railway is not finished, and the train stops at that spot.
Train guard The train guard, an employee on the Union Pacific line, tells the passengers the bridge across Medicine Creek is too shaky to support the train.
Reverend Samuel Wilson Reverend Wilson is the parish priest near Phileas Fogg's London home who marries Fogg and Mrs. Aouda. When Passepartout gets to the parish, the priest tells the valet it is Saturday and not Sunday, so Fogg wins the wager.
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