Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1908/00/00 Born
1953/04/13 With the publishing of "Casino Royale", the Vesper is invented by James Bond and Ian Flemming. Author Casino Royale Vesper (cocktail)
1954/04/05 Ian Fleming's novel "Live and Let Die" is published. It is the first reference to the ingredients in James Bond's preferred martini: six parts vodka, one part vermouth, served from a cocktail shaker. Author Martini
1955/09/00 When researching for "From Russia With Love", Ian Fleming takes "The Mask of Dimitrios" with him to Istanbul. Life The Mask of Dimitrios
1955/09/05 Attending an Interpol conference as a member of Scotland Yard's delegation, Ian Fleming stays at the Istanbul Hilton, "the most fabulous modern hotel in Europe." Life
1955/09/06 Ian Fleming witnesses the "Events of September 6-7." From evening until the early hours of the following morning Turkish mobs terrorize Greek, Armenian and Jewish minority communities in Istanbul and Izmir. The Greek death toll was between 15 and 37. Life Istanbul Turkey
1955/09/15 Ian Fleming takes the Orient Express from Istanbul. Life From Russia, with Love (novel)
1957/00/00 "From Russia, with Love" is published. Author From Russia, with Love (novel)
1958/03/31 Ian Fleming's novel "Dr No" is published. James Bond "orders a medium Vodka dry Martini - with a slice of lemon peel. Shaken and not stirred please. I would prefer Russian or Polish vodka." Author Martini
1964/00/00 Dies
1964/00/00 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - published Author Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
1964/00/00 "Goldfinger" is released. It's the first time James Bond says the words: A Martini. Shaken, not stirred. Novelist Goldfinger Martini

3 Creative Works by Ian Fleming »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Casino Royale Author Book 1953/04/13
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
From Russia, with Love (novel) Author Novel 1957/00/00
  • The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time
  • The Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Author Book 1964/00/00
  • 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up

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