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This unfortunate girl spent most of her life pretending to be a man. She was treated as woman only on one occasion.
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.
Emanuel Wynn was a French pirate active in the beginning 18th century. Today he is probably most knows as the first pirate to fly the Jolly Roger.
Paulsgrave Williams became a pirate at a very old age. Many people think that he was just looking for some excitement.