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Jean-Luc Picard, 2379
Full Name: Jean-Luc Picard
Current Rank: Captain
Current Assignment: Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-E
Previous Assignment: Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Stargazer NCC-2893
Place of Birth: 13 July 2305, LaBarre, France, Earth
Born to Maurice and Yvette Picard. Never married. An exceptional Starfleet officer, Picard is also a skilled diplomat. He turned down a promotion to Admiral in 2364. He enjoys horseback riding, reading Shakespeare, Dixon Hill holo-novels, and Earl Grey tea. An amateur archeologist (published), he studied under Professor Richard Galen.
In 2327 he was stabbed through the heart by Nausicaans at the Bonestell Recreation Facility on Starbase Earhart and received an artificial heart, which requires periodic replacement. Picard was promoted directly to Captain from Lieutenant in 2355 when the Captain of the U.S.S. Stargazer was killed.
He plays the Ressikan flute as a result of receiving entire life-memories of Kamin in 2368, who lived on the planet Kataan one thousand years previous.
In 2366 he was abducted and partially assimilated by the Borg. He was rescued by an Enterprise away team. Dr. Beverly Crusher was able to remove the Borg implants.
In 2369, Admiral Alynna Nechayev reassigned Picard to Special Operations. He, along with Enterprise Chief Medical Officer Beverly Crusher and Security Chief Lt. Worf, were to book passage to the Cardassian world of Celtris III, where they were to neutralize a metagenic weapon. The Celtris III laboratory was discovered to be a ruse to lure Picard into Cardassian territory. Worf and Crusher were able to escape, but Picard was captured. Cardassian Gul Madred tortured him in an attempt to obtain Starfleet tactical information on the Minos Korva system, located near the Cardassian border. He was eventually released when Captain Jellico and the Enterprise crew uncovered a Cardassian invasion force ready to invade the Federation sector surrounding Minos Korva.
In 2379, Reman military leader Shinzon assumed role as Praetor of the Romulan Empire. Admiral Janeway dispatched the Enterprise to Romulus to negotiate peace. It was discovered that Shinzon was not Reman at all, but a discarded human clone of Jean-Luc Picard. He was dying from a side effect of the cloning process, and needed a sample of Picard's DNA to cure himself. He built a biogenic weapon into his warship, the Scimitar, to destroy the Federation and Earth. Picard killed Shinzon and Data transferred Picard back to the Enterprise before destroying the Reman weapon.
2322 Applied for admission to Starfleet Academy. Rejected.
2323-2326 Attended Starfleet Academy. Class valedictorian.
2327 Stabbed through heart by Nausicaans and received artificial heart
2333 Posted to U.S.S. Stargazer NCC-2893, Lieutenant.
2335 Promoted to Captain of U.S.S. Stargazer NCC-2893.
2355 U.S.S. Stargazer NCC-2893 abandoned at Maxia Zeta system after being attacked by an unknown vessel (found out to be Ferengi in 2364).
2360 Absolved of charges during court martial relating to the loss of the Stargazer.
2363 Posted to Captain of new Galaxy-class U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D
2364 Declined promotion to admiral and commandant of Starfleet Academy.
2365 Made first contact with the Borg.
2366 Abducted and partially assimilated by the Borg and rescued by Enterprise crew.
2367 Served as Arbiter of Succession to Klingon Empire after death of Klingon leader K'mpec
2369 Participated in a covert operation to Celtris III to destroy a Cardassian metagenic weapon. It was found to be a trap; Picard was captured by Cardassians and tortured, and eventually released.
2371 U.S.S. Enterpise NCC-1701-D was destroyed at Veridian III. Stopped Dr. Soran from destroying the Veridian star system.
2372 Posted to Captain of Sovereign-class U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-E.
2373 Took command of Admiral Hayes' task force against the Borg invasion when Hayes' ship was destroyed. Succeeded in stopping the Borg's temporal incurrsion and in destroying the Borg Queen.
2374 Commanded fleet protecting Earth during Dominion invasion.
2375 Prevented the Son'a and Starfleet Admiral Dougherty from destroying the Ba'ku planet while trying to harvest the metaphasic radiation that reverses the aging process.
2379 Dispatched to Romulus to negotiate a peace treaty. Destroyed the Reman biogenic weapon.
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