John Gotti

1940 - 2002

John Gotti

John Joseph Gotti Jr. (, Italian: [ˈɡɔtti]; October 27, 1940 – June 10, 2002) was an American gangster who became boss of the Gambino crime family in New York City. Gotti and his brothers grew up in poverty and turned to a life of crime at an early age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Gotti has received more than 11,718,788 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 18th most popular mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, John Gotti ranks 18 out of 45Before him are Karl Gebhardt, Meyer Lansky, Bernardo Provenzano, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, and Wyatt Earp. After him are Mark David Chapman, Tamam Shud case, Ta Mok, Frank Lucas, Ned Kelly, and Vito Genovese.

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Among people born in 1940, John Gotti ranks 60Before him are Herbie Hancock, James Cromwell, Al Jarreau, Jacques Rancière, Abdurrahman Wahid, and Denis Law. After him are Raquel Welch, Shahnaz Pahlavi, Gudrun Ensslin, Lance Henriksen, Nancy Pelosi, and Mario Andretti. Among people deceased in 2002, John Gotti ranks 31Before him are Linda Lovelace, Robert Nozick, Fritz Walter, Nándor Hidegkuti, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, and Jonas Savimbi. After him are Abu Nidal, Ne Win, Zizinho, Max Perutz, Raf Vallone, and Eduardo Chillida.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Gotti ranks 912 out of 12,171Before him are Bill de Blasio (1961), Glenn T. Seaborg (1912), Halle Berry (1966), Edward Tatum (1909), Jared Diamond (1937), and Kim Kardashian (1980). After him are Raquel Welch (1940), Adam Sandler (1966), David Scott (1932), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1977), Philip Warren Anderson (1923), and Leo Fender (1909).

Among MAFIOSOS In United States

Among mafiosos born in United States, John Gotti ranks 10Before him are Bernie Madoff (1938), Jack Ruby (1911), John Dillinger (1903), Frank Abagnale (1948), Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (null), and Wyatt Earp (1848). After him are Mark David Chapman (1955), Frank Lucas (1930), Richard Kuklinski (1935), Sundance Kid (1867), Leo Frank (1884), and Robert Hanssen (1944).