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Cesare Lombroso

Cesare Lombroso was an Italian criminologist, phrenologist, physician, and founder of the Italian School of Positivist Criminology. Lombroso rejected the established classical school, which held that crime was a characteristic trait of human nature. Instead, using concepts drawn from physiognomy, degeneration theory, psychiatry, and Social Darwinism, Lombroso's theory of anthropological criminology essentially stated that criminality was inherited, and that someone... Read More

BornEzechia Marco Lombroso
6 November 1835
Verona, Lombardy–Venetia
Died19 October 1909 (aged 73)
Turin, Kingdom of Italy
FieldsMedicine, Criminology


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