Feb. 25, 2020 : DEATH / OBITUARIES :Family and friends are mourning the death of Jean-Claude Pecker who recently passed away.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jean-Claude Pecker, IAU General Secretary 1964–1967, an astronomer and humanist who was highly influential in the development of the IAU and its programmes. http://socsi.in/ERRII
Credit: @IAU_org /C. Madsen pic.twitter.com/XUbdEksLKu