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Giovanni Falcone
  • Name: Giovanni Falcone
  • Born: 05/18/1939
  • Died: 05/23/1992 (53 years old)
  • Occupation: Magistrate
  • Known for: Investigations into the Mafia

Giovanni Falcone (Italian:[dʒoˈvanni falˈkoːne]; 18 May 1939 – 23 May 1992) was an Italian judge and prosecuting magistrate. From his office in the Palace of Justice in Palermo, Sicily, he spent most of his professional life trying to overthrow the power of the Sicilian Mafia. After a long and distinguished career, culminating in the Maxi Trial in 1986–1987, on 23 May 1992, Falcone was assassinated by the Corleonesi Mafia in the Capaci bombing, on the A29 motorway near the town of Capaci.

School: University of Palermo

Birth Place: Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Death Place: Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Source: Wikipedia

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