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Jean François Champollion

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Champollion, Jean François (1790–1832), French linguist and historian. Professor of history at Grenoble University (1809–16), he was the first to effectively decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics, a result of his research on the Rosetta stone.

See also: Rosetta stone.

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