31 January 1933|
Corleone, Sicily, Italy
|Died||13 July 2016
|Alias(es)||"Binnu u tratturi" (Binnie the Tractor)
"Zio Binnu" (Uncle Bernardo)
"Il ragioniere" (The Accountant)
|Conviction(s)||Mafia association, multiple murder, jailbreaking|
(multiple life sentences related to different homicides and mass murders)
Bernardo Provenzano (Italian pronunciation: [berˈnardo provenˈtsaːno]; 31 January 1933 – 13 July 2016) was a member of the Sicilian Mafia (Cosa Nostra). He was suspected of having been the head of the Corleonesi, a Mafia faction from the town of Corleone. He was the de facto capo di tutti capi (boss of all bosses) of the entire Sicilian Mafia until his arrest in 2006.
References[change | change source]
- Profile: Bernardo Provenzano, BBC News, 11 April 2006.
- Sicily's Invisible Man, Time Europe Magazine, 29 August 2004.
- "Italian mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano, 83, dies in jail". bbc.co.uk. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-36782555. Retrieved 13 July 2016.