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Champollion Figeac

Champollion-Figeac, Jean Jacques, archaeologist, brother of the preceding, who is distinguished by being called "the younger" usually, was born in 1778 at Figeac. He became librarian and Greek professor at Grenoble, whence in 1828 he removed to Paris as conservator of MSS. in the royal library there. From this post he went in 1848 to Fontainebleau as librarian to Louis Napoleon. He wrote a number of archaeological and philological treatises, and died in 1867.