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Ronnie Kray
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Born in Bethnal Green, London
Born on 24th of October 1933
Died on 17th of March 1995

Born 1933. Died 1995 - English gang leader.

Nicknamed “Colonel”. With his twin brother, ran a Mafia style operation in East End of London in 1960s demanding protection money and organising illegal gambling and drinking clubs. Shot dead a member of a rival gang and imprisoned in 1969. Died in prison.

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http://www.thekrays.co.uk/ Official web site

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