Famous People Who Died in 1997
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Photographer, Explorer, Filmmaker, Inventor, Military Leader, Scientist / 1910 - 1997
Jacques Cousteau was a French undersea explorer, researcher, photographer and documentary host who invented diving and scuba devices, including the Aqua-Lung. He also conducted underwater expeditions and produced films and television series, including the Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau.
Children's Activist, Princess / 1961 - 1997
Princess Diana was Princess of Wales while married to Prince Charles. One of the most adored members of the British royal family, she died in a 1997 car crash.
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profile name: Mother Teresa profile occupation: Nun, Saint
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profile name: Princess Diana profile occupation: Children's Activist, Princess
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profile name: Roy Lichtenstein profile occupation: Illustrator, Painter
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profile name: Jacques Cousteau profile occupation: Photographer, Explorer, Filmmaker, Inventor, Military Leader, Scientist
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profile name: Jimmy Stewart profile occupation: Film Actor, Theater Actor
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