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    Edmond Locard
    Edmond Locard
    Date of birth13 December 1877
    Place of birthSaint-Chamond
    Country of nationalityChina, France
    ProfessionScientist, Criminologist
    Date of death04 April 1966
    Place of deathLyon
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    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.Locard...
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