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Noticed in 1788 that the arrangements of skin ridges are never duplicated between two persons.

Johann Mayer

2

Described nine fingerprint patterns in 1823.

Jan Evangelist Purkyn

3

Began the collection of fingerprints in 1856, noticing how they were not altered by age.

Sir William Herschel

4

Created a way to identify criminals (used in 1883 to identify a repeated offender)

Alphonse Bertillon

5

Developed fingerprint classification system.

Galton and Henry

6

Improved fingerprinting collection, noting measurements on identification cards as well as adding impressions. Invented better way to collect impressions.

Iván Vucetich

7

Created ten card system

Sir Henry

8

Earliest written study (1684) is a paper by ________ which described the patterns he saw on human hands under a microscope (ridges).

Dr. Nehemiah