JEAN ANTOINE LETRONNE (1787-1848), French archaeologist, was born at Paris on the 25th of January 1787.
The most important work of Letronne is the Recueil des inscriptions grecques et latines de l'Egypte, of which the first volume appeared in 18 4 2, and the second in 1848.
Letronne, La Statue vocale de Memnon (1833); C. R.
Letronne inclines to identify him with Dicuil or Dichull, abbot of Pahlacht, born about 760.
Napoleon I., an admirer of Strabo, caused a French translation of the Geography to be made by Coraes, Letronne and others (Paris 1805-1819); Grosskurd's German translation(Berlin, 1831-1834), with notes, is a monumental work.
Letronne, Sur les e'crites et les travaux d'Eudoxe de Cnide, d'apres L.