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About Al Capone
Al Capone was a notorious American gangster and crime boss best known as the boss of the crime syndicate the Chicago Outfit that reigned during the prohibition era in the 1920s.
His life of crime began with gangs such as the Brooklyn Rippers and the Five Points Gang. He later worked as a bouncer in a brothel, a bodyguard and later the right-hand man of Johnny Torrio, the head of a powerful criminal syndicate in Chicago. At the age of 26, he became boss of the crime syndicate after Torrio handed control to him. His reign as crime boss ended when he was jailed for tax evasion in 1931.
He married Mae Josephine Coughlin in 1918 and had a son with her. He remained married to Mae until his death in 1947.
A scar on the left side of his face earned him the nickname “Scarface”.
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Al Capone's Popularity
Al Capone was a famous American gangster, who was born on January 17, 1899. As a person born on this date, Al Capone is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (January 17) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1899).
People born on January 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Al Capone is the 48th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Al Capone's birthday, Al Capone is the 301st most famous American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
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