Al Capone Auction: Memorabilia Reveals Gangster's Syphilis, Dementia, and Deterioration
An Al Capone auction will feature many pieces of memorabilia from the last stages of the gangster's life, including signed photos, handwritten notes, medical documentation, and other correspondence that reveals his battle with syphilis. Capone died in 1947 ...
Al Capone died here
No, it's that old Public Enemy No. 1 himself, Al Capone, who continues to fascinate far from his Midwestern stomping grounds because it was here that he died of complications from syphilis 60 years ago, at his waterfront winter haven. Structurally ...
Al Capone is still alive
Al Capone is not just a legend and a myth. He is an allusion. His name is used whenever perceived strong arm tactics are used, whether by the government or by powerful individuals. Al Capone is still alive ... died in 1947 from the ravages of syphilis.
The real story behind “Boardwalk Empire’s” Al Capone
Among the historical figures being depicted is Chicago gangster Al Capone ... syphilis and developed mastoiditis as a child. He had surgery to correct the problem in 1925. Sonny Capone lived his life as a law abiding citizen and died in 2004.
Al Capone's fortress: Luxurious Florida mansion where mobster planned the St Valentine's Day Massacre sells for $7.5m
After being on the market for almost a year, Al Capone's former mansion on Palm ... home and spent the rest of his years there. Capone died in the home in 1947, suffering the last years of his life from syphilis. The disease degraded his mind to that ...