List of famous male mafiosos, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male mafiosos list contains the most prominent and top males known for being mafiosos. There are thousand of males working as mafiosos in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic mafiosos have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a mafioso then the people below should give you inspiration.
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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 organized crime premises such as brothels. In his early twenties, he moved to Chicago and became bodyguard and trusted factotum for Johnny Torrio, head of a criminal syndicate that illegally supplied alcohol and that was politically protected through the Unione Siciliana. A conflict with the North Side Gang was instrumental in Capone's rise and fall. Torrio went into retirement after North Side ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 48 (1899-1947)
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
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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 was documented in the true crime book Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family by Nicholas Pileggi. Wiseguy was subsequently adapted by Martin Scorsese into the critically acclaimed film, Goodfellas, in which Hill was portrayed by Ray Liotta. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 69 (1943-2012)
Birthplace: Brownsville, New York City, New York, United States of Americasee more on Henry Hill
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 one of the crime family's biggest earners and a protégé of Gambino family underboss Aniello Dellacroce. After the FBI indicted members of Gotti's crew for selling narcotics, Gotti took advantage of growing dissent over the leadership of the crime family. Fearing he would be killed along with his brother and best friend by Gambino crime family Boss Paul Castellano for selling drugs, Gotti ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 62 (1940-2002)
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of Americasee more on John Gotti
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 modern Genovese crime family. He was, along with his associate Meyer Lansky, instrumental in the development of the National Crime Syndicate in the United States. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 65 (1897-1962)
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