Five Families (The Godfather)

Five Families (The Godfather)

The Five Families are five major Mafia crime families in the novel and film "The Godfather". The families are based on the real life New York Five Families, five major Italian American crime families.

The Five Families

The Corleones

The Dons of the Corleone Family:

* Vito Corleone: 1931 - 1946
* Sonny Corleone: (Acting Don) 1946 - 1948
* Vito Corleone: 1948 - 1950
* Michael Corleone: 1950 - 1958
* Tom Hagen: (Acting Don) 1958 - 1959
* Michael Corleone: 1959 - 1980
* Vincent Mancini-Corleone: 1980-

The Tattaglias

The Dons of the Tattaglia Family:

*Philip Tattaglia 1931-1955
*Rico Tattaglia 1955-1962
*Ozzie Altobello 1962-1980

The Barzinis

The Dons of the Barzini Family:

*Emilio Barzini 1931-1955
*Paulie Fortunato 1955-1979

The Cuneos

The Dons of the Cuneo Family:

*Ottilio Cuneo 1931-1955

The Straccis

The Dons of the Stracci Family:

*Victor Stracci 1931-1955

ee also

*The Godfather
*Mario Puzo, author of "The Godfather"


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