Categories: Figeac, Lot | Archéologues | Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris, France | Professeurs.
Jean-François Champollion was born in France, where at age 10 he was introduced to Egyptian hieroglyphics, which he promised eventually to solve.
Jean-François was instrumental in deciphering the Rosetta Stone.
Jean-Francois died 4 March 1832 of apoplexy, cutting short his amazing work in Egyptology.
Professeur au Collège de France (1831-1832), archéologie.
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