Definition of Champollion, Jean-François in English:

Champollion, Jean-François

Line breaks: Jean-François Cham|pol¦lion
Pronunciation: /ʃɒ̃ˈpɒljɒ̃
 
, ʃɑ̃pɔljɔ̃/
( 1790–1832), French Egyptologist. A pioneer in the study of ancient Egypt, he is best known for his success in deciphering some of the hieroglyphic inscriptions on the Rosetta Stone in 1822.

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