Names in Fingerprint History

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Can you name the Names in Fingerprint History (Spelling counts!)?

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Primarily responsible for fingerprint classification system used in the United States
First murder case solved using a fingerprint
Wrote an article in 'Nature' which started modern fingerprint identification
Developed Anthropometry
In what country have they found fingerprints pressed into contracts made of clay tablets?
What letters to we use to abbreviate the United States Fingerprint Database?
Last name of the prisoners who brought about the downfall of Bertillonage
Earliest written study mentioning fingerprints.
Discovered fingerprints were not altered by age
Contribution
Developed fingerprint classification system currently used in America and Europe
Wrote the book 'Life on the Mississippi' in which a murder was solved with fingerprints
Responsible for fingerprint classification systems in South America
First to notice fingerprints were never duplicated in two people.
Name of woman convicted in first murder case to use fingerprints
This person identified various minutiae in fingerprints and some people still use his name to identify them
First classified fingerprints into patterns
What country has the oldest known documents with fingerprints?

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Created Feb 13, 2013ReportNominate
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