Sam Giancana

1908 - 1975

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Salvatore Mooney Giancana (; born Gilormo Giangana; Italian: [dʒiˈlɔrmo dʒaŋˈɡaːna ]; May 24, 1908 – June 19, 1975) was an American mobster who was boss of the Chicago Outfit from 1957 to 1966. Giancana was born in Chicago to Italian immigrant parents. He joined the 42 Gang as a teenager, developing a reputation in organized crime which gained him the notice of Chicago Outfit leaders. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Giancana has received more than 2,687,898 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Sam Giancana is the 131st most popular extremist (down from 116th in 2019), the 2,888th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,999th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Extremist.

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Among extremists, Sam Giancana ranks 131 out of 209Before him are Omar Abdel-Rahman, Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, Joseph Valachi, Albert Anastasia, Josef Blösche, and Luis Garavito. After him are Leon Czolgosz, Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, Jerry Brudos, John Adams, Patricia Krenwinkel, and Russell Bufalino.

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Among people born in 1908, Sam Giancana ranks 120Before him are Afet İnan, Victor Weisskopf, Françoise Dolto, Ivan Yefremov, Robert Rossen, and Michel Marcel Navratil. After him are Edgar Faure, Mel Blanc, Vazgen I, Paul Henreid, Alejandro Scopelli, and John Mills. Among people deceased in 1975, Sam Giancana ranks 81Before him are K. Kamaraj, Nihal Atsız, Ma Bufang, Peregrino Anselmo, Kang Sheng, and Hideo Shinojima. After him are Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, Lennart Skoglund, Faisal bin Musaid Al Saud, Georg Ots, Achille Van Acker, and Gustavo Rojas Pinilla.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sam Giancana ranks 2,888 out of 18,182Before him are Richard Ford (1944), Bobby Riggs (1918), Marc Jacobs (1963), Coretta Scott King (1927), Ralph Craig (1889), and Delbert Mann (1920). After him are Robert Morris (1931), Pink (1979), Marsha P. Johnson (1945), Christine Chubbuck (1944), Octavia Spencer (1972), and Joan Bennett (1910).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Sam Giancana ranks 42Before him are Baby Face Nelson (1908), Aldrich Ames (1941), Rodney Alcala (1943), Robert Hansen (1939), Baruch Goldstein (1956), and Joseph Valachi (1904). After him are Leon Czolgosz (1873), Jerry Brudos (1939), Patricia Krenwinkel (1947), Richard Chase (1950), Carl Panzram (1892), and Patty Hearst (1954).