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Champollion, Jean-François Syllabification: Cham·pol·lion, Jean-François
Pronunciation: /ˌSHäNpôlˈyôN/

Definition of Champollion, Jean-François in English:

( 1790–1832), French Egyptologist. He is noted for his success in deciphering some of the hieroglyphic inscriptions on the Rosetta Stone in 1822.

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