Who are the most notorious mobsters and gangsters in history?
Very few lived to enjoy their golden years...
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In the history of organized crime, the gangsters and mobsters that operated in the United States during the early and mid-20th century are known for their extreme violence and ruthlessness. The criminal syndicate known as the Sicilian Mafia, or Cosa Nostra, was especially active during the 1920s, '30s, '40s, and '50s, and enjoyed near legendary status among law enforcement agencies and the public alike. However, this period also saw the emergence of numerous hardened criminals who engaged in robbery, murder, and intimidation, solidifying their infamous status. So, who stands out as the most hateful among them all?
Take a look at this gallery featuring mobsters and gangsters, all of who were convinced that a life of crime would be worth it.
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