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10/05/1829 English polymath Thomas Young dies

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He has been described as the last man who knew everything, because he contributed to many different fields. Young wrote about vision, light, solid mechanics, energy, physiology, language, musical harmony, and Egyptology. Jean-François Champollion’s deciphering of the Rosetta Stone was based on Young’s work.
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