Old Timey Crimey

Old Timey Crimey #23: Eugene Francois Vidocq - “Halloween Costume Indecisiveness”

August 23, 2019

Scott and Kristy look at Eugene Francois Vidocq, a man who just couldn't decide what he wanted to be--unless he was escaping from jail. From traveling entertainer to swordsman, from traitor to fake aristocrat, he did it all and SO. MUCH. MORE.

This man did not know how to handle a promotion or learn from experience, but he knew how to keep everyone guessing.

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Sources: 

Ashley, Mike. “The Great Detectives: Vidoqc.” The Strand Magazine. Issue 4. https://strandmag.com/the-magazine/articles/the-great-detectives-vidocq/

Blazeski, Goran “Eugene Vidocq: The ex-convict who became the world’s first private investigator.”
The Vintage News. https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/11/03/eugene-vidocq-the-ex-convict-who-became-the-worlds-first-private-investigator/

“Eugene Francois Vidocq.” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug%C3%A8ne_Fran%C3%A7ois_Vidocq

FlourishingAnyway. “Eugène Vidocq: The Convict Who Became the Father of Modern Criminal Investigation.” Owlcation. https://owlcation.com/social-sciences/Eugne-Franois-Vidocq-The-Convict-Who-Became-the-Father-of-Modern-Criminal-Investigation

Friendly, Michael “A.-M. Guerry’s Moral Statistics of France: Challenges for Multivariable Spatial Analysis” by https://arxiv.org/pdf/0801.4263.pdf#page=31&zoom=100,0,657

“Galley Slave.” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galley_slave

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