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A child from an italian immigrant family Al capone, nickname “scarface”.He rose up as a leader of a chicago mafia during the prohibition era.He grew up with a very poor family but he had a taste for bigger and better things.

Many New York gangsters in the early 20th Century came from impoverished backgrounds, but this was not the case for the legendary Al Capone. Far from being a poor immigrant from Italy who turned to crime to make a living, Capone was from a respectable, professional family. His father, Gabriele, was one of thousands of Italians who arrived in New York in 1894. He was thirty years old, educated and from Naples, where he had earned a living as a barber. His wife Teresina was pregnant and already bringing up two sons, 2-year-old son Vincenzo, and infant son Raffaele. The family moved to a poor Brooklyn tenement where Alphonse Capone was born on January 17, 1899.

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