Obituary of Jacques Cousteau

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Jacques Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau (born June 11, 1910 in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, France) was a scholar, filmmaker, and author who was best known for co-inventing the first open-circuit SCUBA set and made an assortment of the first underwater documentaries. Jacques died on June 25, 1997 and his death was because of a heart attack. He died two weeks after his 87th birthday.

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Jacques Cousteau Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Cousteau, Jacques
    • Common Name: Jacques Cousteau
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Saint-André-de-Cubzac, France
    • Birth Date: June 11, 1910
    • Age: 87 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Net Worth: $4 million
    • Nationality: French
    • Favorite Food: Big Mac
    • Favorite Color: Gold (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Jacques's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Jacques-Yves Cousteau
    • Father: Daniel Cousteau
    • Mother: Élisabeth Cousteau
    • Brother(s):
      • Pierre-Antoine Cousteau (18 March 1906-17 December 1958)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Simone Melchior (married 12 July 1937-divorced 2 December 1990)
      • Francine Cousteau (married 28 June 1991-1997, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Philippe Cousteau (December 30, 1940- June 28, 1979)
      • Pierre-Yves Cousteau
      • Jean-Michel Cousteau (born 6 May 1938)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Diane Cousteau

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 25 1997 at age 87
  • Place: Paris, France
  • Cause of Death: Heart attack
  • Interment: Buried in the family vault at Saint-André-de-Cubzac

Category Tags:

ScholarFilmmaker Author French Born on June 11th Born in 1910 Died in 1997 Died at age 87 Died from Heart attack

Quotable Quotes:

"It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert." (IMDB)

"The life of Jacques Cousteau, a pioneer of ocean exploration and conservation, will forever be remembered for his invaluable contributions to understanding and preserving the wonders of the underwater world. (V)"

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