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This section is dedicated to the some of the most famous names among pirates, mostly during 16th and 17th centuries in the Caribbean.
A typical small-time pirate, whose fame comes from the fact that two of the most famous woman pirates, Anne Bonny and Mary Read sailed under his flag.
Sayyida al Hurra as one of the most important female figures of the Islamic West was a queen of Tétouan (1515-1542) and also pirate queen of the western Mediterranean.
Stede Bonnet was a former major and wealthy man who suddenly turned to piracy. He became famous despite the fact that he was inexperienced and incompetent pirate.