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Salvatore Maranzano

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The Resume

    (July 31, 1886-September 10, 1931)
    Born in Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
    Mafia boss in New York City
    Instigated the Castellammarese War to become 'boss of bosses'
    Murdered on the orders of his former henchman Lucky Luciano

Why he might be annoying:

    He initially studied to become a priest before doing a thorough 180.
    His activities included bootlegging, prostitution and smuggling illegal immigrants.
    He was obsessed with Julius Caesar.
    Over 60 people were killed in the Castellammarese War.
    He planned to rub out Luciano as a threat but was too slow to act.
    His reign as capo di tutti capi lasted only five months.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He organized the 'Five Families' of the New York mob.
    Four hitmen disguised as police detectives shot and stabbed him to death.
    He was featured in Mario Puzo's 'The Godfather.'

Credit: C. Fishel

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 10 Votes: 90.0% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 14 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 7 Votes: 14.29% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 6 Votes: 16.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 10 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 20 Votes: 55.00% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 26 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 21 Votes: 76.19% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 64 Votes: 64.06% Annoying