Cesare Beccaria, an economist and reformer from Milan, Italy called to abolish the death penalty in 1764 as published in Dei delitti e delle pene (Crimes and Punishments). Beccaria’s condemnation of excessive punishment was based on utilitarian and humanitarian arguments.
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