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

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