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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.
Richard Worley was a pirate who operated in the in the Caribbean Sea and the east coast of the American colonies. He was responsible for creating and popularizing one of the most popular pirate flag designs of all time that today everyone recognizes.
Captain Kidd was a successful privateer who became pirate thanks to a couple of unfortunate events. The stories about his buried treasure made him even more popular.
This unfortunate girl spent most of her life pretending to be a man. She was treated as woman only on one occasion.