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Leonídio Ribeiro

Leonídio Ribeiro Filho, Brazilian coroner (São Paulo 04 November 1893 -  27 February 1976) 
 
 
ACHIEVEMENTS  
Joined Castellanos regarded as a founder of clinical dactyloscopy
 
First to report histopathologically the anatomo-physiological changes on fingerprints caused by leprosy (1933)
 
Discovered diagnostic signs on fingerprints due to many nervous diseases and created the dactylodiagnosis
 
Authored two classical books: Pathologie des empreintes digitales (1946) & Omosessualita I Endocrinologia (1939) 
 
 
HONORS  

Vice-president, International Society of Medicine 

Lombroso Prize, Reale Accademia di Medicina, Italy (1933)