Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Date of Birth
Jun 11, 1910
Birth Place:
St. André-de-Cubzac, France

Biography

One of the biggest contributions made by world-renowned oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau has been to introduce international audiences to the wonders of the sea and to instill in them a respectful reverence and understanding of the ocean. Cousteau was born in St.-André-de-Cubzac, near Bordeaux, France and received his education at the Brest Naval Academy. He served in the Navy as an officer...