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Henry Faulds Birthday

Henry Faulds Birthday - 1 June 1843

Henry Faulds was born on 1 June, 1843

Scottish physician and missionary who developed the idea of fingerprint identification and was the first scientist to publish a paper on the subject (in the journal Nature in 1880). The use of fingerprints for forensic work has been a matter of contention with Francis Galton and Sir William Herschel laying claim to the same.

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