Death of Jacques Cousteau

June 11, 1910 - June 25, 1997
| Age 87

French undersea explorer dies at 87
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French undersea explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, who died Wednesday, June 25, succumbed to a heart attack at his Paris home, his widow Francine said. She said that 87-year-old Cousteau, who unveiled the mysteries of the deep to generations of television viewers and readers around the globe, had been suffering from a lung infection and had developed complications.

Cousteau opened up the mysteries of the deep to millions of viewers around the world. His voyages aboard his ship the...

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