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TRENDING List of Famous Mafiosos

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List of famous mafiosos, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top mafiosos in the world? This includes the most prominent mafiosos, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable mafiosos is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic mafiosos were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned mafiosos.

List contains people like Al Capone, Louis Cafora.

From reputable, prominent, and well known mafiosos to the lesser known mafiosos of today, these are some of the best professionals in the mafioso field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous mafiosos ever?" and "What are the names of famous mafiosos?" then you're in the right place. (337 items)
Al Capone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
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Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone was an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era. His seven-year reign as crime boss ended when he was 33 years old. Born in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City to Italian immigrants, Capone was a Five Points Gang member who became a bouncer in ...more

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Age: Died at 48 (1899-1947)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Gangster, Mafioso, Racketeering

Credits: The Diary of a Slumlord

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Henry Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
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Henry Hill, Jr. was a New York City mobster. Between 1955 and 1980, Hill was associated with the Lucchese crime family. In 1980 Hill became an FBI informant and his testimony helped secure fifty convictions, including that of mob capo Paul Vario and James Burke on multiple charges. Hill's life story ...more

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Age: Died at 69 (1943-2012)

Birthplace: Brownsville, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Mafioso

Credits: Howard Stern on Demand

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#21 on The Best Ever Howard Stern Interviews

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John Gotti is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
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John Joseph Gotti, Jr. was an American mobster who became the 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. Operating out of the Ozone Park neighborhood of Queens, Gotti quickly rose to prominence, becoming ...more

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Age: Died at 62 (1940-2002)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Mafioso

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Lucky Luciano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
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Charles "Lucky" Luciano, was a Sicilian-born American mobster. Luciano is considered the father of modern organized crime in the United States for splitting New York City into five different Mafia crime families and the establishment of the first Commission. He was the first official boss of the ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1897-1962)

Birthplace: Lercara Friddi, Italy

Profession: Mafioso

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Profession: Mafioso

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Sammy Gravano is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
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Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano is a former underboss of the Gambino crime family. He is known as the man who helped bring down John Gotti, the family's boss, by agreeing to become a Federal Bureau of Investigation witness. Originally a mobster for the Colombo crime family, and later for the ...more

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Age: 70

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Mafioso

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Anthony Casso is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
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Anthony Salvatore "Gaspipe" Casso is an Italian American mobster and former underboss of the Lucchese crime family. During his career in organized crime, Casso was regarded as a "homicidal maniac" in the American Mafia. Former Lucchese captain and government witness Anthony Accetturo once said of ...more

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Age: 75

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Mafioso

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Joseph Colombo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
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Joseph Anthony "Joe" Colombo, Sr. was the boss of the Colombo crime family, one of the "Five Families" of the Cosa Nostra in New York. ...more

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Age: Died at 64 (1914-1978)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Gangster, Businessperson, Mafioso, Racketeering Boss

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