Birth Name: Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Born: 11 June 1910 Died: 25 June 1997
Country of origin: France
Height: 5' 9"
Relationship Status: Married
Partner: Simone Cousteau
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Jacques Cousteau, AC, was a French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water. He co-developed the Aqua-Lung, pioneered marine conservation and was a member of the Académie Française. Cousteau described his underwater world research in a series of books, including "The Silent World: A Story of Undersea Discovery and Adventure", published in 1953. Cousteau also directed films, the documentary adaptation of his book, "The Silent World", which won a Palme d'or at the 1956 Cannes Film Festival.
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