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Barbara Gaston
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A list of famous pirates throughout the history of pirates, with lots of pictures and images. The most famous pirate of them all may be Blackbeard, but when it comes to maritime piracy there are plenty of other real pirates. From ancient piracy to the golden age of piracy, this list has them all, even Somali, modern pirates. Pirate history is as old as boats themselves. Buccaneers have long been the scourge of merchants, as well as that of the French, English, and especially Spanish Crowns. Many of them can be found on this list of the most famous pirates throughout the history of piracy.
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Anicetus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Demetrius of Pharos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Dionysius the Phocaean is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Gan Ning is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Gan Ning Died at 45 (175-220)

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Gentius is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Glaucetas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Sextus Pompey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Sextus Pompey Died at 32 (66 BC-34 BC)

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Giorgio Adorno is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Giorgio Adorno

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James Alday is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
James Alday Died at 60 (1516-1576)

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William Aleyn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
William Aleyn Died at 18 (1430-1448)

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Richard Allen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Richard Allen Died at 66 (1933-1999)

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Jean Ango is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Jean Ango Died at 71 (1480-1551)

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Aruj is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Aruj Died at 44 (1474-1518)

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Awilda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

Fictional Pirates

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Hayreddin Barbarossa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Hayreddin Barbarossa

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Baldassare Cossa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Baldassare Cossa

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Pier Gerlofs Donia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Pier Gerlofs Donia Died at 40 (1480-1520)

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Eric of Pomerania is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Eric of Pomerania Died at 77 (1382-1459)

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Eustace the Monk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Eustace the Monk Died at 47 (1170-1217)

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Alv Erlingsson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Jean Fleury is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Magnus Heinason is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Magnus Heinason Died at 44 (1545-1589)

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Klein Henszlein is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Wijerd Jelckama is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Wijerd Jelckama

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William Kyd is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
William Kyd Died at 23 (1430-1453)

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Gottfried Michaelsen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Gottfried Michaelsen Died at 0 (1402-1402)

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Didrik Pining is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Didrik Pining Died at 63 (1428-1491)

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Hans Pothorst is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Salih Reis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Salih Reis Died at 80 (1488-1568)

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Turgut Reis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Turgut Reis Died at 80 (1485-1565)

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Klaus Störtebeker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Klaus Störtebeker Died at 41 (1360-1401)

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Kristoffer Throndsen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Kristoffer Throndsen Died at 65 (1500-1565)

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Hennig Wichmann is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Cord Widderich is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Magister Wigbold is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Magister Wigbold Died at 37 (1365-1402)

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Wimund is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Nicholas Alvel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Pedro Menéndez de Avilés is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Pedro Menéndez de Avilés Died at 55 (1519-1574)

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Samuel Axe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Sir Andrew Barton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Sir Andrew Barton

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Abraham Blauvelt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Nathaniel Butler is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

15 Excessively Violent Pirates Who Rained Death on Their Victims

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Jan de Bouff is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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John Callis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Hendrik Brower is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Hendrik Brower

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Thomas Cavendish is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Thomas Cavendish Died at 32 (1560-1592)

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Matsuura Takanobu is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Matsuura Takanobu Died at 70 (1529-1599)

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Peter Love is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates

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Zheng Zhilong is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Zheng Zhilong Died at 57 (1604-1661)

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Zheng Jing is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Zheng Jing Died at 39 (1642-1681)