Edmond Locard

Criminologist, Deceased Person

1877 – 1966

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Who was Edmond Locard?

Dr. Edmond Locard was a pioneer in forensic science who became known as the "Sherlock Holmes of France". He formulated the basic principle of forensic science: "Every contact leaves a trace". This became known as Locard's exchange principle.

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Born
Dec 13, 1877
Saint-Chamond, Loire
Nationality
  • France
  • China
Profession
Lived in
  • Lyon
Died
Apr 4, 1966
Lyon

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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