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Mathieu Orfila

Alphonse Bertillon

He was called the "Father of Toxicology," was the first great 19th-century exponent of forensic medicine. Orfila worked to make chemical analysis a routine part of forensic medicine He was born on April 24, 1787 on the island of Minorca.He was a graduate of both Barcelona and Valencia in toxicology and chemistry and is one of the most influential, respected and overlooked figures in criminal history

Leone Lattes

He was born on Febuary 6th, 1887 he was born in Turin , Italy. He was a pupil for Cesare Lambroso. In 1916 using anthrogology Dr. Leone Lattes published two cases that illustrated the forensic value of the then new technique for ABO typing bloodstains. This is how he contribution to Forensic Science

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Alec Jefferys

Dr. Jeffreys demonstrated that a genetic fingerprint is specific to each individual and the pattern does not belong to any other person on earth except for identical twins.Born in 1950 in Oxford, EnglandJeffreys grew up in the shadow of the University of OxfordProfessor Sir Alec Jeffreys studied biochemistry and genetics at Merton College, Oxford in the years of 1968-1975.


Edmond Locard

A French criminologist and anthropologist who created the first system of physical measurements, photography, and record-keeping that police used to identify criminals He was born in Paris on April 24, 1853. He was the son of Louis Adolphe Bertillon.He began his career as a records clerk in the Parisian police department

In 1910 he opened the world's first crime investigation lab in Lyons, France. Born in Saint-Chamond on November 13, 1877Hewas a student of Bertillon, Edmond LocardLocard worked as a medical examiner during World War I and was able to identify causes and locations of death by looking at stains or dirt left on soldier's uniforms.

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