Juan Vucetich

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Birthday
20, 1858
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jan 25, 1925 (66)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1858
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jan 25, 1925 (66)

About

Anthropologist and police official who made the first positive identification of a criminal using fingerprints.

Before Fame

He was born Ivan Vucetic.

Trivia

His fingerprint method was first adopted by police in Argentina, where he lived, and then it spread around the world.

Family Life

He died in Argentina.

Associated With

He was an anthropologist like Margaret Mead.