Names in Fingerprint History

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

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

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