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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.
Christopher Condent was a famous pirate in the area of Bahamas and later Madagascar. He is one of the few famous pirates who lived to tell the tale.
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.
Bonny was a strong, independent woman, who became a respected pirate in a predominantly male society.