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Thomas Young: portrait 

Fig.1: Portrait of Thomas Young (British Museum)

Thomas Young (1773-1829) was a noted English physicist and medical doctor. Contemporary with, or slightly earlier than, Champollion, Young independently disovered part of the Egyptian alphabet used in hieroglyphic writing, based on the Rosinetta stone.

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