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1. Champollion (n.)

Frenchman and Egyptologist who studied the Rosetta Stone and in 1821 became the first person to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics (1790-1832)

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2. jean (n.)

(usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear

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3. jean (n.)

a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric

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4. Francois-Marie Arouet (n.)

French writer who was the embodiment of 18th century Enlightenment (1694-1778)

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5. Jean-Claude Duvalier (n.)

son and successor of Francois Duvalier as president of Haiti; he was overthrown by a mass uprising in 1986 (born in 1951)

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6. Jean-Frederic Joliot (n.)

French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)

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7. Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac (n.)

United States writer who was a leading figure of the beat generation (1922-1969)

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8. Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (n.)

French author of sophisticated comedies (1622-1673)

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9. Jean-Paul Sartre (n.)

French writer and existentialist philosopher (1905-1980)

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10. Jean-Philippe Rameau (n.)

French composer of operas whose writings laid the foundation for the modern theory of harmony (1683-1764)

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