French Ocean Explorer Jacques Cousteau

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French ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, perhaps the 20th century's most famous undersea explorer, was born on June 11, 1910 in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, France. Cousteau wrote about his underwater world research in series of books, and also help co-develop the Aqua-Lung.

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