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These are facts about the notorious captain and certainly most famous pirate of all time. His deeds, behavior and a terrifying image made him a perfect villain, who harassed many ships in Caribbean.
General text about pirates. Description who they indeed were, and why are they so notorious and exciting.
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.
This unfortunate girl spent most of her life pretending to be a man. She was treated as woman only on one occasion.