Al Capone

1899 - 1947

Al Capone

Alphonse Gabriel Capone (; January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947), sometimes known by the nickname "Scarface", was an American gangster and businessman who attained notoriety during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit. His seven-year reign as a crime boss ended when he went to prison at the age of 33. Capone was born in New York City in 1899 to Italian immigrant parents. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al Capone has received more than 17,577,552 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, Al Capone ranks 2 out of 45Before him are Pablo Escobar. After him are Billy the Kid, Jesse James, Lucky Luciano, Salvatore Riina, Bernie Madoff, Jack Ruby, John Dillinger, Frank Abagnale, Velupillai Prabhakaran, and Karl Gebhardt.

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Among people born in 1899, Al Capone ranks 4Before him are Huang Xianfan, Ernest Hemingway, and Alfred Hitchcock. After him are Jorge Luis Borges, Vladimir Nabokov, Friedrich Hayek, Yasunari Kawabata, Lavrentiy Beria, Humphrey Bogart, Frederick IX of Denmark, and Fred Astaire. Among people deceased in 1947, Al Capone ranks 3Before him are Max Planck and Henry Ford. After him are Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Philipp Lenard, Aleister Crowley, Rudolf Höss, Kurt Lewin, Victor Horta, Jozef Tiso, Christian X of Denmark, and Raoul Wallenberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Al Capone ranks 46 out of 12,171Before him are Morgan Freeman (1937), Stan Lee (1922), Andy Warhol (1928), Harry S. Truman (1884), Jack London (1876), and Steve Jobs (1955). After him are Noam Chomsky (1928), Robert Frost (1874), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), Richard Nixon (1913), James Stewart (1908), and Charles Lindbergh (1902).

Among MAFIOSOS In United States

Among mafiosos born in United States, Al Capone ranks 1After him are Billy the Kid (1859), Jesse James (1847), Bernie Madoff (1938), Jack Ruby (1911), John Dillinger (1903), Frank Abagnale (1948), Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (null), Wyatt Earp (1848), John Gotti (1940), Mark David Chapman (1955), and Frank Lucas (1930).