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Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza

Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (born January 25, 1922) is an Italian population geneticist born in Genoa, and currently teaching at Stanford University. One of the most important geneticists of the century, he has written, among others, Genes, Peoples, and Languages (2000) and The History and Geography of Human Genes (1994 with Paolo Menozzi and Alberto Piazza).