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Jacques Cousteau

Activist, Inventor, TV Personality (11-Jun-1910 — 25-Jun-1997)


Jean-Michel Cousteau. Mon Père, le Commandant (My Father, the Captain). Paris: l'Archipel. 2004. 349pp.

Philippe Diolé. Calypso: Abenteuer eines Forschungsschiffes (Adventures of A Research Vessel). Munich: Droemer-Knaur. 1973. 302pp.

Axel Madsen. Cousteau: An Unauthorized Biography. New York: Beaufort Books. 1986. 272pp.

Bradford Matsen. Jacques Cousteau: The Sea King. New York: Pantheon Books. 2009. 296pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  5. Wikipedia [link]

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  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.155)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.354)

  9. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.311)

  10. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.119)

  11. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.114)

  12. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.149)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.126)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.1, pp.441-43)

  15. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.621)

  16. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.111)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.56)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.162)

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