Al Capone was one of the most famous American gangsters.

Al Capone interesting facts

1. As a teenager, he belonged to local gangs, which opened the way for him to one of the biggest – Five Points Gang.

2. He was called “Scarface” (Scarface) after his opponent Frank Galuccio cut his face with a knife after one of the fights.

3. Interestingly, Al Capone did not seek revenge on his torturer, but appreciated his skill with a knife and employed him as his bodyguard in the later years.

4. In 1920, he became the right hand of the most influential boss in Chicago – Johnny Torrio.

5. In 1925, he earned over $ 10 million annually from alcohol smuggling.

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6. Al Capone, trying to whiten his image, conducted various campaigns such as “fighting the curvature”, thanks to which children in schools received a glass of milk for free every day.

7. On October 17, 1932, he was sentenced to 12 years in prison for failure to pay taxes.

8. When he was imprisoned, he was diagnosed with syphilis and gonorrhea.

9. Until January 6, 1939, he served his sentence in the heaviest prison at that time – Alcatraz.

10. In November 1939, he was prematurely released from prison, mainly due to his very bad mental and physical condition.

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11. A year before his death, his psychiatrist stated that he had the mentality of a 12-year-old boy.

12. Al Capone is believed to have killed 33 people. However, none of these crimes have been proven to him.

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Al Capone questions and answers

Where and when was Al Capone born?

Al Capone was born on January 17, 1899 in New York (USA).

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Where and when did Al Capone die?

Al Capone died on January 25, 1947 in Miami (USA).

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How tall was Al Capone?

Al Capone was 179 cm tall.

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What was Al Capone’s name?

Al Capone’s name was Alphonse Gabriel Capone.

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What caused Al Capone’s death?

Al Capone suffered a stroke on January 21, followed by pneumonia, which led to his death.

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Who were Al Capone’s parents?

His parents were from Italy. My father was a hairdresser and my mother was a seamstress.

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What did Al Capone go to jail for?

He ended up in prison for not paying taxes.

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What sign of the Zodiac was Al Capone from?


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