Belgium (1933- )

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Archaeologist; explorer; world’s first aquanaut during the Man in Sea project in 1962; founded the Groupe de Recherche Archéologique Sous-Marine Post-Médiévale (Group for Underwater Post-Medieval Archaeological Research) in 1968; discovered the Spanish Armada warship Girona (1967), the Slotter Hooge (1974), and treasure trove of rare Ming porcelain on the Witte Leeuw (1977); author of several books on diving and underwater archeology including Les jours les plus profonds (The Deepest Days).

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