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'''Juan Vucetich''' (1858-1925) was a Croatian-born Argentinean anthropologist and police official who pioneered the use of fingerprinting.
In 1892 Vucetich made the first positive identification of a criminal in a case of where a mother had killed her two sons and then cut her throat, trying to put the blame on the outside attacker.
Juan Vucetich died on January 25 1925 in Dolores, Buenos Aires.
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 Juan Vucetich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Juan Vucetich (July 20, 1858 – January 25, 1925) was a Croatian-born Argentine anthropologist and police official who pioneered the use of fingerprinting.
In 1892 Vucetich made the first positive identification of a criminal in a case where Francisca Rojas had killed her two sons and then cut her throat, trying to put the blame on the outside attacker.
In the honor of Vucetich, the La Plata police academy has been named "Escuela de policia Juan Vucetich", and an eponymous museum was founded, too.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Juan_Vucetich   (267 words)

 Julia Rodriguez | South Atlantic Crossings: Fingerprints, Science, and the State in Turn-of-the-Century Argentina | The ...
As Vucetich rose through the ranks of the police, he became a bureaucrat fluent in the theoretical research issues at stake and focused on the activities and needs of his colleagues and collaborators in the capital city.
Vucetich, who thought of Galton as the "father of fingerprinting" and considered himself but an improver and proselytizer of the system, had within a few months done what Galton could not—he created a universal classification scheme based on a manageable number of subdivisions of finger pad patterns.
Vucetich's innovation was to subclassify loops, for example, identifying an "internal" inclination, or tracks leaning to the left with the outer ridge to the right of the observer, as well as the reverse, "external" inclining loops.
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 Charles Billich - A r t s
Ivan Juan Vucetic (was born on July 20, 1858 in Lessina, Croatia;January 25, 1925 in the city of Dolores, province of Buenos Aires) and at the age of 24 emigrated to Argentina.
The insight obtained by the police department through Vucetich's simple and efficient fingerprinting identification method encouraged the government to widen the filiations procedure and in 1900, the first identification cards were issued.
Juan Vucetich achieved the recognition of the international scientific community and is considered among the most important scientists of the 20th century.
www.billich.info /vucetic.html   (237 words)

 Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body: Galleries: Biographies: Juan Vucetich (1858–1925)
After Vucetich perfected his system, Argentinean citizens were issued an identification book with a fingerprint stamp that functioned as an internal passport.
Juan Vucetich (1858–1925), an Argentinian police official, devised the first workable system of fingerprint identification, and pioneered the first use of fingerprint evidence in a murder investigation.
Vucetich demonstrated the utility of fingerprint evidence in an 1892 case, which resulted in the identification and conviction of a suspect for first-degree murder.
www.nlm.nih.gov /visibleproofs/galleries/biographies/vucetich.html   (299 words)

La contribución de Vucetich a la iden-tificaición de personas motivó numerosos reconocimientos en la Argentina y el exterior (izquierda, una placa en su honor).
Juan Vucetich nació el 20 de julio de 1858, en Lessina, por entonces parte del Imperio Austro-Húngaro.
Juan Vucetich registró cuatro grandes grupos de huellas dactilares, establecidas según la particular disposición de sus líneas (ver gráfico).
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 Fingerprint History (2)
Although Galton's work proved to be sound and became the foundation of modern fingerprint science and technology, his approach to classification was inadequate, and it was to be others who were to successfully apply his work.
Juan Vucetich, an Argentinian police officer, research the science of fingerprints, corresponded with Galton, then devised his own system of fingerprint classification, which he called "icnofalagometrico".
When confronted with this evidence, Rojas confessed to the murder of her children, and in July 1892 she was found guilty of their murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.
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 Juan Vucetich
Juan Vucetich was born on July 20, 1858 in Lessina, Croatia; and at the age of 24 emigrated to Argentina.
While Drago was establishing the anthropometric identification in Buenos Aires, Vucetich was investigating the fingerprints in La Plata.
Vucetich's intense study using Francis Galton's research, led him to confirm that fingerprints could be classified by groups.
www.easybuenosairescity.com /biografias/vucetich1.htm   (522 words)

 Juan Vucetich
Juan Vucetich creó el más perfecto sistema de clasificación de huellas digitales.
El 1º de setiembre de ese año, el método de Vucetich comenzó a aplicarse oficialmente para la individualización de las personas, con el registro de las huellas dactilares de 23 procesados.
Juan Vucetich supo lograr el reconocimiento de la comunidad científica internacional y es considerado entre los más importantes del siglo.
www.easybuenosairescity.com /biografias/vucetich.htm   (547 words)

 juan vucetich information -- juan vucetich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
San Juan, known as 'La Ciudad Amurallada' (the walled city), was founded in 1521 and is the oldest city under the US flag.
The cruise ship terminal is actually located near the south side of Old San Juan so instead of booking a hotel in the beach resort area of San Juan, we decided to book one right in the old section for close proximity to the terminal as well as the local sights.
Juan Vucetich developed a fingerprint classification system which helped secure a murder conviction of Francisca Rojas in Argentina in 1892.
www.juansard.info /juanvucetich   (1232 words)

 Word Image: dactylography (examination of fingerprints for identification purposes.).   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Juan Vucetich perfected dactyloscopy in late 19th and early 20th century.
Juan Vucetich (July 20, 1858—January 25, 1925) was a Croatian-born Argentine anthropologist and police official who pioneered the use of fingerprinting.
Vucetich developed the dactylographic system that has had global usage.
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 The History of Fingerprints
Sir Francis Galton, a British anthropologist and a cousin of Charles Darwin, began his observations of fingerprints as a means of identification in the 1880's.
Juan Vucetich, an Argentine Police Official, began the first fingerprint files based on Galton pattern types.
Juan Vucetich made the first criminal fingerprint identification in 1892.
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 educ.ar : Biblioteca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Juan Vucetich nació en 1858, en lo que hoy es Croacia y emigró hacia la Argentina, a los 24 años.
Esta obra, de 1904, se considera la principal de Vucetich: recibió premios y menciones en todo el mundo y fue traducida a los principales idiomas, incluso el japonés.
Juan Vucetich Criminalista, creador del Sistema Dactiloscópico Argentino Historia
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 A Brief History of Fingerprinting
In 1891, Juan Vucetich, a policeman in Argentina, started collecting fingerprint files based on Galton's pattern types, along with each person's Bertillon measurements.
The next year, during the investigation of the attempted murder of a woman and the successful killing of her two sons, a bloody print was found on a doorpost.
Vucetich matched the print to the woman, who was later found guilty of murdering her sons and cutting her own throat to direct suspicion elsewhere.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/crime_stories/105088   (445 words)

 Juan Vucetich - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
Ivan Vučetić, nacionalizado argentino con el nombre de Juan Vucetich, nació en la isla de Hvar (actual Croacia) el 20 de julio de 1858 y murió en la ciudad de Dolores (provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina) el 25 de enero de 1925.
Ya nacionalizado con el nombre de Juan Vucetich, ingresó en 1888 al Departamento Central de la Policía de la provincia de Buenos Aires en la ciudad de La Plata.
Luego de protestas públicas realizadas en Argentina en 1917 contra de la obligación de identificación general de las personas, que se asociaba con su nombre, se casó por tercera vez con una estanciera y se radicó en la población de Dolores donde, enfermo de cáncer y tuberculosis, falleció el 25 de enero de 1925.
es.wikipedia.org /wiki/Juan_Vucetich   (865 words)

 Impresiones digitales - Monografias.com
Finalmente podemos decir que las impresiones digitales son clasificables perfectamente, mediante un sistema sencillo, práctico y económico, de probada exactitud, que asegura la fácil identificación del individuo, tal como lo demostrara palmariamente Juan Vucetich, con su Sistema Dactiloscópico Argentino.
Igualmente se utiliza a los efectos de la subclasificación, unas claves de subtipos ideados por Vucetich, y sobre las cuales el doctor Luís Reyna Almandos, que fuera en vida director del Museo Vucetich, de la Universidad Nacional de La Plata, hizo un estudio de gran valor científico.
Los primeros trabajos realizados al respecto, en la República Argentina, datan de antes de 1915, y fueron efectuados por Juan Vucetich.
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 All About Fingerprints
In 1891, Juan Vucetich, an Argentine Police Official, began the first fingerprint files based on Galton pattern types.
At first, Vucetich included the Bertillon System with the files.
He was able to identify a woman by the name of Rojas, who had murdered her two sons, and cut her own throat in an attempt to place blame on another.
www.francesfarmersrevenge.com /stuff/archive/oldnews5/fingerprints.htm   (1736 words)

He was to become the first person to calculate the odds of two people having the same fingerprints, and it was one in sixty-four billion.
In 1892, Juan Vucetich became the first person to use fingerprinting to indentify a murder.
He identified that Rojas murdered her sons when he found a fingerprint of blood on the door.
www.angelfire.com /biz7/biotech/fingerhist.htm   (298 words)

 juan information -- juan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 The modern fingerprint? - Drudge Forum
In 1892, Argentine police officer Juan Vucetich lifted a bloody fingerprint from the home of Francisa Rosa, who claimed a neighbor murdered her two children.
Vucetich compared the lifted print to Rosa's and identified her as the killer.
More than a century later, genetic fingerprinting has emerged as the standard in criminal detection, and the Kansas Legislature wants to build a database of DNA evidence taken from every man, woman and child arrested for felonies.
www.drudgeforum.com /index.php?showtopic=5648   (963 words)

 Croatian Heritage Foundation
On 4 June Professor Juan Ruben Gimenez Perret held a lecture in the Argentinean-Croatian Cultural Club in Buenos Aires on the topic of Ivan Vučetić (or in Argentinean Juan Vucetich) – a renown Argentinean Croat considered to be the father of dactyloscopy (method of identification based on fingerprints).
This Croat was born in 1858 on the island of Hvar and migrated to Argentina in 1884.
In the city of La Platta stands the Juan Vucetich Museum that was opened during his lifetime (Vučetić died in 1925 in Dolores, Buenos Aires).
www.matis.hr /eng/vijesti.php?id=140   (198 words)

 Casebook: Jack the Ripper - Message Boards: The Ripper?!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Juan Vucetich is revered in my country, where many people believe that he discovered fingerprinting, a notion that some jingoistic Chief of Police must have introduced many years ago.
Of course, Vucetich's special genius was to read about fingerprinting and develop a working system of his own, which apparently still contained some elements of 'bertillonage'.
It was the first case of its kind in the world, in 1892, no less, and won worldwide fame for Vucetich.
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History was made that year when Vucetich made the first criminal fingerprint identification.
A woman named Rojas had murdered her two sons, then cut her own throat to deflect blame from herself.
Vucetich eventually developed his own system of classification, and published a book entitled Dactiloscopía Comparada ("Comparative Fingerprinting") in 1904, detailing the Vucetich system, still the most used system in Latin America.
www.child-id.com /fingerprinthistory.asp   (1475 words)

 Lightning Powder - Minutiæ
She had always seen the individual referred to as "Juan Vucetich" as an early pioneer in fingerprint identification.
In the continuing search for "Ivan", additional Internet searches were performed through Google™ on "Juan Vucetich", but the results were the usual sources of information that had not provided an explanation in the past.
A search was then made on "Ivan Vucetich", but this time the name was placed in quotes to make it more specific.
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 Calendar of the month - July
Born in the city of Buenos Aires, General Juan G. Gregorio de Las Heras, 1780.
It was in remembrance of the combat that took place in the Upper Peru (currently Bolivia) on May 25, 1814, when patriot forces commanded by Colonel Juan A. Alvarez de Arenales defeated Spanish forces that tripled them in number.
Birth in Lessina, Dalmacia of Juan Vucetich, 1858.
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 Crosswalk.com - Fingerprint Evidence: The Mark You Leave Behind
An Argentine police official named Juan Vucetich, however, had been experimenting with a new-fangled system of criminal identity-fingerprints.
It was 1891, and fingerprints had never been used in a criminal trial.
Revisiting the scene of the attack, Vucetich studied the bloody handprint on the doorframe of Francisca's house.
www.crosswalk.com /faith/ministry_articles/1341191.html   (733 words)

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