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An article about the short period between 1680 and 1730, when pirates were most influential in history of piracy.
The facts about naval soldiers who can be described as pirates only in a style of their actions.
The term Corsair describes both the Muslim naval raiders who sacked western Mediterranean shores between 16th and early 19th century, but modern public associate it with privateers of 17th and early 18th century who went rogue and attacked everyone in their sights. Learn more about the history of corsairs here.
Facts about modern sea-criminals who are often called "pirates".