Jacques Cousteau Rank
About Jacques Cousteau
Jacques Cousteau was an iconic French naval officer, undersea explorer, scientist and filmmaker known for his remarkable underwater investigations and award-winning documentaries, including The Silent World. He is regarded as one of the most prominent pioneers of marine conservation. In 1985, he was presented with the highest civilian award of the U.S., the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
He was born to Élisabeth and Daniel Cousteau. In 1937, he and Simone Melchoir got married. He had an older brother named Pierre-Antoine. The marriage produced two children. After Simone's death in 1990, he got married to Francine Triplet in 1991. He fathered two children with Francine.
In 1956, The Silent World became the first documentary film to ever win with the prestigious Palme d'Or award.
He was the co-inventor of the Aqua-Lung.
In his youth, he almost lost his life after he was involved in a serious car accident that left him with severe injuries.
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Jacques Cousteau's Popularity
Jacques Cousteau was a famous French diver, author, marine biologist and naval officer, who was born on June 11, 1910. As a person born on this date, Jacques Cousteau is listed in our database as the 27th most popular celebrity for the day (June 11) and the 6th most popular for the year (1910).
People born on June 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Jacques Cousteau is the 742nd most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Jacques Cousteau's birthday, Jacques Cousteau is the 84th most famous French.
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