Hence, a gallery of the most famous pirates that ever sailed these troubled waters. Learn and discuss.
Vikings were some of the earliest pirates but were lacking in several pirate traits, including: names, fancy hats, and r-heavy dialect.
Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard, ruled the seas during the Golden Age of Piracy (1689-1718).
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Calico Jack was named for the fancy clothes he wore (which is not the coolest way to earn a pirate name).
Captain Hook terrorized the ocean of children's hearts.
Sir Francis Drake, second-in-command for the British against the Spanish Armada, was technically a pirate, though I believe the preferred term was buccaneer.
Black Bart, born Bartholomew Roberts, is generally considered to be the most successful of pirates.
Captain Jack Sparrow made guyliner popular.
You can also meet and mingle with lesser-known pirates here.