Jacques Piccard, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Jacques Piccard

Swiss oceanographer (1922-2008)

Date of Birth: 28-Jul-1922

Place of Birth: Brussels metropolitan area, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium

Date of Death: 01-Nov-2008

Profession: engineer, inventor, explorer

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Leo


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About Jacques Piccard

  • Jacques Piccard (28 July 1922 – 1 November 2008) was a Swiss oceanographer and engineer, known for having developed underwater submarines for studying ocean currents.
  • In the Challenger Deep, he and Lt.
  • Don Walsh of the United States Navy were the first people to explore the deepest part of the world's ocean, and the deepest location on the surface of Earth's crust, the Mariana Trench, located in the western North Pacific Ocean.

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