Bugsy Siegel Rank
Bugsy Siegel Rank
About Bugsy Siegel
Bugsy Siegel was an iconic American mobster notorious for activities such as bootlegging, gambling and assassinations. He rose rapidly to the status of one of the most feared mobsters of his generation and became one of the founders of the organized criminal organization Murder, Incorporated. He assisted businessman William R. Wilkerson in establishing the Flamingo Hotel and later took over the business. He was shot dead months after the Flamingo opened for business. He was 41.
He was the second of five children born to Jennie Riechenthal and Max Siegel. He married his childhood sweetheart Esta Krakower in 1929. The marriage produced two daughters and ended in 1946.
He hated his nickname "Bugsy" and preferred to be called "Mr. Siegel".
Bugsy Siegel's Popularity
Bugsy Siegel was a famous American gangster, who was born on February 28, 1906. As a person born on this date, Bugsy Siegel is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (February 28) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1906).
People born on February 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Bugsy Siegel is the 365th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Bugsy Siegel's birthday, Bugsy Siegel is the 2515th most famous American.
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