Picture Of Barbary Corsairs

Picture Of Barbary Corsairs

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An English ship and vessels of the Barbary Corsairs.

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History of Piracy

This section covers pirate history, from the ancient times to the present. Find out where the most famous pirate's hideouts were and about the regions where they plied their trade of harassment.

The Privateers

The facts about naval soldiers who can be described as pirates only in a style of their actions.

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The Corsairs

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.

The Vikings

Terrifying warriors who pillaged Europe a thousand years ago. Their action and behavior associate them to the classic pirates.