I. biographical name Auguste 1884-1962 Swiss physicist II. biographical name Jacques (-Ernest-Jean) 1922- son of preceding Swiss (Belgian-born) oceanographer

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  • Piccard — ist der Familienname der schweizerischen Piccard (Familie) sowie folgender Personen: Auguste Piccard (1884–1962), schweizerischer Physiker und Erfinder, bekannt für Stratosphärenflüge und Tiefseetauchversuche, Sohn von Jules Piccard,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Piccard —   [pi kaːr],    1) Auguste, schweizerischer Physiker, * Basel 28. 1. 1884, ✝ Lausanne 25. 3. 1962, Vater von 2); wurde 1917 Professor in Zürich, 1922 in Brüssel. Er unternahm 1931 mit seinem Assistenten F. Kipfer von Augsburg aus den ersten… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Piccard — Piccard, Auguste …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Piccard — (Auguste) (1884 1962) physicien suisse. Il effectua plusieurs ascensions en ballon dans la stratosphère (il atteignit 16 000 m en 1932). Il conçut et fit réaliser le premier bathyscaphe (1948) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Piccard — (izg. pikȃr), Auguste (1884 1962) DEFINICIJA švicarski fizičar, istraživač stratosfere i morskih dubina, konstruirao batiskafe i aerostate za tu svrhu …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Piccard — [pi kärd′; ] Fr [ pē kȧr′] 1. Auguste [ō̂ güst′] 1884 1962; Swiss physicist in Belgium: known for balloon ascents into the stratosphere & descents in a bathyscaph 2. Jean Félix [zhän fā lēks′] 1884 1963; U.S. chemist & aeronautical engineer,… …   English World dictionary

  • Piccard — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.  Pour les articles homophones, voir Picard (homonymie) et Piccart (homonymie). Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Piccard — The French name Piccard usually refers to a member of the Swiss American Piccard family: * Auguste Piccard (1884 1962), physicist, balloonist, hydronaut * Bertrand Piccard (born 1958), psychiatrist, balloonist * Jacques Piccard (born 1922),… …   Wikipedia

  • Piccard — Fr. /pee kannrdd /, n. 1. Auguste Fr. /oh gyuust /, 1884 1962, Swiss physicist, aeronaut, inventor, and deep sea explorer: designer of bathyscaphes. 2. his son Jacques /zhahk/, born 1922, Swiss oceanographer and bathyscaphe designer, born in… …   Universalium

  • Piccard — This interesting surname can have two possible origins both French. It can be locational and refer to someone from Picardy (Picardie) in Northern France and Normandy or else be derived from a French personal name compounded of Pic and hard… …   Surnames reference

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