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Alphonse gabriel capone, sometimes known by the nickname scarface, was an american gangster who attained fame during the prohibition era as the co-founder an. Organized crime figure, chicago gangster this is al capone's original burial site probably the best known of the 1920s gangsters, he controlled chicago until brought down by fbi agent elliott ness. Alphonse gabriel capone (/ ˈ æ l k ə ˈ p oʊ n / italian: january 17, 1899 - january 25, 1947), sometimes known by the nickname scarface, was an american gangster and businessman who attained notoriety during the prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the chicago outfit. Biography of american gangster al capone biography of american gangster al capone al capone is america's best known gangster and the single greatest symbol of the collapse of law and order in the united states during the 1920s prohibition era.
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