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06/11/1835 Darwinian criminologist is born

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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