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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.
Peter Easton is one of the most successful pirates of the early 17th century who even managed to retire and spend his treasure in peace. During his short career on the sea, he managed to amass the vast fleet of pirate ships that became stronger than any military might that roamed Atlantic.
He was the last great pirate of the golden age who plundered more than 400 ships. His boldness and abilities made him one of the most successful pirates.
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.