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Joe Masseria

1886 - 1931

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Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria (Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe masseˈriːa]; January 17, 1886 – April 15, 1931) was an early Italian-American Mafia boss in New York City. He was boss of what is now called the Genovese crime family, one of the New York City Mafia's Five Families, from 1922 to 1931. In 1930, he battled in the Castellammarese War to take over the criminal activities in New York City. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Masseria has received more than 1,820,640 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Joe Masseria is the 31st most popular mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, Joe Masseria ranks 31 out of 52Before him are Velupillai Prabhakaran, Ta Mok, Khun Sa, Salvatore Giuliano, Griselda Blanco, and Vito Cascio Ferro. After him are Frank Lucas, Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, Sundance Kid, Du Yuesheng, Murder of Kitty Genovese, and Richard Hauptmann.

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Among people born in 1886, Joe Masseria ranks 69Before him are Edward Bach, Georg Stumme, Frank Nitti, Frederic Bartlett, Henry King, and Gyula Gömbös. After him are Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg, Prince Sixtus of Bourbon-Parma, Victor McLaglen, Hugh Lofting, Edward Weston, and Walter H. Schottky. Among people deceased in 1931, Joe Masseria ranks 43Before him are Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, Jaime, Duke of Madrid, Thomas Lipton, Motilal Nehru, Santiago Rusiñol, and Charles Algernon Parsons. After him are Frederick Augustus II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Auguste Forel, Eugene de Blaas, Archduke Leopold Salvator of Austria, Melvil Dewey, and Antonio Salandra.

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