The Castle of Otranto was published

The first gothic novel by Horace Walpole was The Castle of Otranto was published in England in 1764. Continue reading

Cesare Beccaria

Beccaria was born in Milan on 15 March 1738 to the Marchese Gian Beccaria Bonesana, an aristocrat of moderate well-being from the Austrian Habsburg Empire. Continue reading

Cesare Beccaria Calls to Abolish Death Penalty

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). Continue reading

Treatise on Criminal Justice And Reform

Economist, Cesare Beccaria published the first treatise on criminal justice and reform Dei delitti e delle pene (Crimes and Punishments) in Milan, Italy in 1764. Continue reading