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At the harbor of Barcelona, in front of the Imax Port Vell cinema and near Maremagnum shopping center there is a reproduction of The Ictineu II, the first combustion driven submarine and anaerobic engine, invented by Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol who was born in Figueres, Catalonia (Spain) in 1819.
The first successful combustion powered submarine was launched the 2nd of October 1864.
Monturiol died tragically and impoverished in Barcelona in 1885.