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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Capone, Al Capone, Alphonse Capone, Scarfacenoun

    United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)

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  1. Capone

    Alphonse Gabriel Capone (; 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. His seven-year reign as a crime boss ended when he went to prison at the age of 33. Capone was born in New York City in 1899 to Italian immigrants. He joined the Five Points Gang as a teenager and became a bouncer in organized crime premises such as brothels. In his early twenties, he moved to Chicago and became a bodyguard and trusted factotum for Johnny Torrio, head of a criminal syndicate that illegally supplied alcohol—the forerunner of the Outfit—and was politically protected through the Unione Siciliana. A conflict with the North Side Gang was instrumental in Capone's rise and fall. Torrio went into retirement after North Side gunmen almost killed him, handing control to Capone. Capone expanded the bootlegging business through increasingly violent means, but his mutually profitable relationships with mayor William Hale Thompson and the city's police meant he seemed safe from law enforcement. Capone apparently reveled in attention, such as the cheers from spectators when he appeared at ball games. He made donations to various charities and was viewed by many as a "modern-day Robin Hood". However, the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, in which seven gang rivals were murdered in broad daylight, damaged the public image of Chicago and Capone, leading influential citizens to demand government action and newspapers to dub Capone "Public Enemy No.1". The federal authorities became intent on jailing Capone and charged him with 22 counts of tax evasion. He was convicted of five counts in 1931. During a highly publicized case, the judge admitted as evidence Capone's admissions of his income and unpaid taxes, made during prior (and ultimately abortive) negotiations to pay the government taxes he owed. He was convicted and sentenced to 11 years in federal prison. After conviction, he replaced his defense team with experts in tax law, and his grounds for appeal were strengthened by a Supreme Court ruling, but his appeal ultimately failed. Capone showed signs of neurosyphilis early in his sentence and became increasingly debilitated before being released after almost eight years of incarceration. On January 25, 1947, he died of cardiac arrest after a stroke.

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  1. capone

    Capone is most commonly known as the surname of the infamous American gangster Al Capone. He was a notorious crime boss active during the Prohibition era. Capone can thus refer to this person, or sometimes be used symbolically to represent characteristics typically associated with him, such as corruption, violence, or organized crime.

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  1. Capone

    Kiam Akasi Holley better known by his stage name Capone, is an American rapper of the hardcore hip hop duo Capone-N-Noreaga, who hails from the Queensbridge houses in Queens, New York. He is also of Haitian descent. Kiam is best known for being one half of the duo Capone-N-Noreaga. He spent some time in jail after the release of CNN's debut album The War Report. When he was released, he and Noreaga recorded their second album The Reunion but shortly after releasing the album, Capone was sent back to jail. In 2004 he recorded the single "I Need Speed" for exclusive use in EA's video game Need for Speed Underground 2, which was featured on the game's soundtrack. In early 2005, Def Jam Recordings released Capone from his contract while retaining Noreaga, leaving the group's status in disarray. Capone released his debut album, Pain, Time & Glory, in 2005, but it received poor sales. He also appeared on the Ron Artest album My World.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. CAPONE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Capone is ranked #6595 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Capone surname appeared 5,135 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Capone.

    93.6% or 4,810 total occurrences were White.
    3.5% or 184 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.9% or 48 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 47 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 24 total occurrences were Black.
    0.4% or 22 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Capone in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Capone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Capone in a Sentence

  1. Sean Kelley:

    Prisons are designed to punish, to keep people afraid, to deter, this prison changed everything though. The people who built this prison said 'why not rehabilitate, why not inspire penance?' So they built this building calling it a penitentiary. The prison at that time was state-of-the-art, revolutionary and the most expensive in the world. In operation from 1829 to 1971, thousands passed through the large gates in the 142 years it was in operation. The prisoners included some notorious criminals like Al Capone and bank robber William Slick Willie Sutton. Sutton, in fact, was part of a 1945 jailbreak. He and 11 other prisoners built a tunnel they thought would carry them to freedom. Instead, within months after the well-planned escape, all 12 inmates who broke out were caught and returned. Slick Willie was captured just 3 minutes after breaking free. In operation from 1829 to 1971, thousands passed through the large gates in the 142 years it was in operation. The prisoners included some notorious criminals like Al Capone and bank robber William.

  2. Rose Marie:

    I did n’t know [ my father ] was working for Uncle Al Capone [ Capone ] years ago, evidently, he told my father, ‘ The boys want to meet her. The boys are crazy about her. ’ My father told him, ‘ She’s doing five shows a day, so it’s a little difficult. ’ But he said, ‘ We ’ll take care of it. Do n’t worry about it. ’.

  3. Rose Marie:

    They were all going, ‘ You’re our Baby ! ’ and then Uncle Al Capone picked me up in Uncle Al Capone arms and said, ‘ We love you Baby. From now on, you call me uncle Al. ’ I said, ‘ Sure, why not ? Ok, uncle Al. ’ … At that time every hotel or popular place, gambling place, was owned by one of the boys, or ran by one of the boys. And I knew them all from going from one place to another doing my act.

  4. Al Capone:

    I hate this city's stupid love affair with Al Capone, i hate that people think of him as a folk hero.

  5. Roberto Saviano:

    It’s typical. Look at El Chapo, who, when he was working wanted to meet Sean Penn who he wanted to make a movie about him. And Al Capone wanted to go on the movie set of ‘Scarface,’.

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