Definition of Champollion, Jean-François in English:

Champollion, Jean-François

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

Champollion, Jean-François

/ˌSHäNpôlˈyôN/