Champollion-Figeac, M. (Jacques-Joseph), 1778-1867

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Dates:
Birth 1778-10-05
Death 1867-05-09
French
French

Biographical notes:

Jacques Joseph Champollion-Figeac was an archaeologist, and professor of Greek at the University of Grenoble. Dismissed from his post and banished from the region by decree after the fall of Napoleon, he moved to Paris, where he continued his scholarly activities and publications. In 1849 he became the librarian of the royal collection at Fontainebleau.

From the description of Letters and manuscripts, ca. 1808-ca. 1827. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81602076

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Subjects:

  • Archaeologists--Correspondence
  • Classical literature
  • Scholarly publishing
  • Archives
  • Historians--History--Sources
  • Scholars--Correspondence

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  • France (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)