Francine Cousteau

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Francine Triplet Cousteau is the current president of the non-profit organization Cousteau Society, and is the widow of oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau. She is the mother of Jacques Cousteau's third and fourth children, Diane and Pierre-Yves.

After Jacques Cousteau's death, Francine became involved in legal battles with family members regarding Captain Cousteau's financial and spiritual legacies, as well as the salvage and use of RV Calypso.[1]


  1. ^ A family at war: Cousteau and the battle for his legacy, The Independent, 1 March, 2006