Lucky Luciano, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Lucky Luciano

Italian-American mobster

Date of Birth: 24-Nov-1897

Place of Birth: Lercara Friddi, Sicily, Italy

Date of Death: 26-Jan-1962

Profession: capo dei capi, criminal

Nationality: United States, Italy

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Lucky Luciano

  • Charles "Lucky" Luciano ( LOO-chee-AH-noh, Italian: [lu't?a?no]; born Salvatore Lucania [salva'to?re luka'ni?a]; November 24, 1897 – January 26, 1962) was an influential Italian-born mobster, criminal mastermind, and crime boss who operated mainly in the United States.
  • Luciano is considered the father of modern organized crime in the United States for the establishment of the first Commission.
  • He was also the first official boss of the modern Genovese crime family.
  • Along with his associates, he was instrumental in the development of the National Crime Syndicate. Luciano was tried and successfully convicted for compulsory prostitution and running a prostitution racket in 1936 after years of investigation by District Attorney Thomas E.
  • Dewey.
  • He was given a 30 to 50-year prison sentence, but during World War II an agreement was struck with the Department of the Navy through his associate Meyer Lansky to provide naval intelligence; for his alleged wartime cooperation, he was deported back to Italy, in 1946, to live his life freely outside the United States.

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