Hans Gross

1847 - 1915

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Hans Gustav Adolf Gross or Groß (26 December 1847 – 9 December 1915) was an Austrian criminal jurist and criminologist, the "Founding Father" of criminal profiling. A criminal jurist, Gross made a mark as the creator of the field of criminality. Throughout his life, Hans Gross made significant contributions to the realm of scientific criminology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Gross has received more than 120,361 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Hans Gross is the 33rd most popular lawyer (up from 35th in 2019), the 505th most popular biography from Austria (up from 517th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Lawyer.

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Among lawyers, Hans Gross ranks 33 out of 68Before him are Franz von Liszt, Warren Christopher, Bill Gates Sr., Baldus de Ubaldis, Hans von Dohnanyi, and Qasim Amin. After him are Peter Yorck von Wartenburg, Heinrich Marx, Asad ibn al-Furat, Alan Dershowitz, William Blackstone, and Cino da Pistoia.

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Among people born in 1847, Hans Gross ranks 39Before him are Adolf von Hildebrand, Robert Fuchs, Camille Doncieux, Sidney Sonnino, Nakano Takeko, and Frits Thaulow. After him are Josip Belušić, Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, Ferdinand Fellner, Oscar Swahn, Bertha Wegmann, and Frank Wigglesworth Clarke. Among people deceased in 1915, Hans Gross ranks 42Before him are Vazha-Pshavela, Gabriel von Max, Walter Crane, Sandford Fleming, Morgan Robertson, and Akaki Tsereteli. After him are Inoue Kaoru, Otto Weddigen, Nagakura Shinpachi, Karl Lamprecht, Theodor Boveri, and Joe Hill.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Hans Gross ranks 505 out of 1,237Before him are Leopold Auenbrugger (1722), Catherine of Austria, Duchess of Calabria (1295), Richard Gerstl (1883), Karl Rappan (1905), August Eigruber (1907), and Peter Johann Nepomuk Geiger (1805). After him are Othenio Abel (1875), Marianna Martines (1744), Iuliu Maniu (1873), Walter Mischel (1930), Maria von Trapp (1905), and Karl Menger (1902).

Among LAWYERS In Austria

Among lawyers born in Austria, Hans Gross ranks 3Before him are Franz von Liszt (1851) and Hans von Dohnanyi (1902).