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Cham·pol·lion(shäN-pô-lyôN′), Jean François 1790-1832.
French Egyptologist. Working from the Rosetta stone, in 1822 he became the first person to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics.
(Biography) Jean François (ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃swa). 1790–1832, French Egyptologist, who deciphered the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta stone
Jean François (ʒɑ̃) 1790–1832, French Egyptologist.