Lombroso, Cesare

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Lombroso, Cesare Gender: M
Ezechia Marco Lombroso
born on 6 November 1835 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Verona, Italy, 45n27, 11e0
Timezone LMT m11e0 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 13°49' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 00°05 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 15°12'

Cesare Lombroso


Italian criminologist, 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, early eugenics, psychiatry and Social Darwinism, Lombroso's theory of anthropological criminology essentially stated that criminality was inherited, and that someone "born criminal" could be identified by physical defects, which confirmed a criminal as savage, or atavistic. He died on 19 October 1909 aged 73 in Turin.

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  • opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Bonger, Willem Adriaan (born 16 September 1876). Notes: Sociological versus "born as" criminology.
  • parent->child relationship with Lombroso, Ugo (born 14 October 1877)
  • (has as) student relationship with Kurella, Hans (born 20 February 1858)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Quaderni di criminologia clinica, Volume 3" (1961), p. 28: "(CESARE LOMBROSO - Storia della vita e delle opere, II edizione, Bologna, Zani- chelli, 1921,p.c.) afferma esplicitamente che egli nacque alle 11 pomeridiane del 6 novembre 1835."


  • Vocation : Law : Other Law (Criminologist)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician