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06/11/1835 Darwinian criminologist is born


Cesare Lombroso, Left Handedness, and the Criminal Mind

Italian criminologist Cesare Lombroso is often called the father of criminology, although his theories are not accepted by a modern scientific community. Lombroso thought that criminality is hereditary. According to his theory criminals can be recognized according to certain features (for example left-handiness).
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