Don Vito Corleone was inspired by real life mobster

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Don Vito Corleone was inspired by real life mobster Don Vito Corleone (Godfather) has similarities to several real-life gangsters and mafioso from 20th century in America. Don Corleone personage mostly  resembles Frank Costello, known as “The Prime Minister” of the Mafia.  F. Costello started life a poor kid, but grew up to lead the Luciano crime family, the most powerful crime family in New York, after former mob boss Lucky Luciano went…