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Ching Shih known as Cheng I Sao was the most powerful and successful female pirate in history. She was prominent pirate in middle Qing China, who operated around the China Sea in the early 19th century.
“Specially wicked and ill-disposed pirate”.
Bonny was a strong, independent woman, who became a respected pirate in a predominantly male society.
Captain Kidd was a successful privateer who became pirate thanks to a couple of unfortunate events. The stories about his buried treasure made him even more popular.