History Complete List of Famous Pirates  

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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 60 (1516-1576)

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William Aleyn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Dec. 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 Dec. at 66 (1933-1999)

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

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

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Awilda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Complete List of Famous 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
Dec. at 40 (1480-1520)

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

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Eustace the Monk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 23 (1430-1453)

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

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Didrik Pining is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Dec. 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
Dec. at 80 (1488-1568)

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

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

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Kristoffer Throndsen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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

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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
Dec. at 32 (1560-1592)

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Matsuura Takanobu is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Complete List of Famous Pirates
Dec. 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
Dec. at 57 (1604-1661)

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