Jacques Cousteau bio

Birth Name: Jacques Cousteau

Occupation: Oceanographer

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: June11, 1910

Date Of Death: June 25, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Jacques Cousteau was born on the 11th of June, 1910. He was popular for being a Oceanographer. Oceanographer, explorer, conservationist, and filmmaker best known for his underwater documentary series. He uncovered the wreck of HMHS Britannic in 1976 and his TV series, The Cousteau Odyssey, ran on ABC from 1977 to 1982.

Jacques Cousteau was born in France. A car accident prevented him from becoming a navy pilot. He won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Documentary for his 1956 film The Silent World, which was the only documentary to win the Palme d’Or until Michael Moore won in 2004.

Jacques Cousteau was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jacques Cousteau was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Jacques Cousteau is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Jacques Cousteau’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jacques Cousteau’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jacques Cousteau kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jacques Cousteau was born in the Year of the Dog.

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REAL NAME:Jacques Cousteau
BIRTH DAY:Saturday
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Jacques Cousteau was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Jacques Cousteau was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Jacques Cousteau had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Jacques Cousteau’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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