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Was Jean-Francois Champollion a Freemason?

Jean-François Champollion, the Egyptologist who first was able to read the heiroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone, was not a Mason although he is frequently listed as one. The mistake probably arises because he had a nephew who in fact was… Full Answer

Who first flew a hot air balloon?

The Montgolfier brothers created the first hot air balloon ever used for human flight. Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes were the first people to make an untethered flight in the balloon, and did so on Dec 14… Full Answer