Jacques Piccard

1922 - 2008

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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Piccard has received more than 502,326 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 78th most popular inventor.

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  • 500k

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  • 61.84

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among inventors, Jacques Piccard ranks 78 out of 323Before him are Paul Gottlieb Nipkow, Jacques de Vaucanson, Charles K. Kao, Ray Tomlinson, John Harrison, and Alois Senefelder. After him are Vladimir K. Zworykin, Cornelis Drebbel, Leo Fender, Richard Arkwright, Daniel Swarovski, and William Webb Ellis.

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Among people born in 1922, Jacques Piccard ranks 44Before him are Telly Savalas, Miguel Muñoz, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Leon M. Lederman, Julius Nyerere, and Nándor Hidegkuti. After him are Lucian Freud, Ahmed Sékou Touré, Joan Fuster, Cornelius Castoriadis, Alberto Granado, and Nils Liedholm. Among people deceased in 2008, Jacques Piccard ranks 28Before him are Jules Dassin, Roy Scheider, Michael Crichton, Heath Ledger, Yma Sumac, and Edward Norton Lorenz. After him are Leonid Hurwicz, Mel Ferrer, George Carlin, Mahmoud Darwish, Masanobu Fukuoka, and Robert Rauschenberg.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Jacques Piccard ranks 99 out of 658Before him are Émile Verhaeren (1855), Henri Pirenne (1862), Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon (1673), Joachim Patinir (1480), Pieter Claesz (1596), and Philippe de Champaigne (1602). After him are Karel van Mander (1548), Jacky Ickx (1945), Leo Baekeland (1863), Henri Vieuxtemps (1820), Ferdinand Verbiest (1623), and Marie José of Belgium (1906).

Among INVENTORS In Belgium

Among inventors born in Belgium, Jacques Piccard ranks 2Before him are Adolphe Sax (1814). After him are Zénobe Gramme (1826), Paul Otlet (1868), Robert Cailliau (1947), and George Washington (1871).

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