Criminologists in History

Criminals: Drug Lords - Gangsters - Mafiosos

Famous Birthdays

  • 1738-03-15 Cesare Beccaria, Italian criminologist and politician, born in Milan (d. 1794)
  • 1835-11-06 Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist and criminologist, born in Verona, Lombardy–Venetia (d. 1909)
  • 1858-04-01 Arnold Aletrino, Dutch physician-criminologist/author (From Life)
  • 1876-09-06 Willem Adriaan Bonger, Dutch criminologist (Race & Crime), born in Amsterdam (d. 1940)
  • 1895-07-10 Maarten Pleun Vrij, Dutch lawyer and criminologist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1955)
  • 1897-04-14 Barbara Wootton, Baroness Wootton of Abinger, British sociologist and criminologist, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1988)
  • 1906-12-02 Donald Woods, Canadian actor (True Grit, Craig Kennedy; Criminologist), born in Brandon, Manitoba (d. 1998)
  • 1910-08-25 J. B. Charles [Willem H. Nagel], Dutch criminologist and writer, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1983)
  • 1926-03-13 F. H. McClintock, British criminologist, born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1931-05-27 James Wilson, criminologist ('Zero Tolerance' policing), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • 1931-07-03 Andres Burnier [Catharina Irma Dessaur], Dutch criminologist and author (Jongensuur), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2002)
  • 1938-11-22 Henry C. Lee, Chinese-born American criminologist
  • 1944-06-15 Robert Keppel, American criminologist

Famous Deaths

  • 1909-10-19 Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist and criminologist, dies at 73
  • 1916-01-16 Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57
  • 1940-05-15 Willem Adriaan Bonger, Dutch criminologist (Race & Crime), suicide at 63
  • 1955-01-21 Maarten Pleun Vrij, Dutch lawyer and criminologist, dies at 59
  • 1983-07-29 J. B. Charles [Willem H. Nagel], Dutch criminologist and writer, dies at 83
  • 1988-07-11 Barbara Wootton, Baroness Wootton of Abinger, British sociologist and criminologist, dies at 91
  • 1994-05-22 F. H. McClintock, British criminologist, dies at 68
  • 1998-03-05 Donald Woods, Canadian actor (True Grit, Craig Kennedy; Criminologist), dies at 91
  • 1999-12-29 Leon Radzinowicz, British criminologist (b. 1906)
  • 2002-09-18 Andres Burnier [Catharina Irma Dessaur], Dutch criminologist and author (Jongensuur), dies at 71
  • 2012-03-02 James Wilson, American criminologist, dies at 80