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7 Legend of the World's Greatest Pirates

Pirates 7 Greatest Legend in the World - Ever heard of the Pirate? Maybe we think it's just a fantasy story, but here I want to introduce some little pirate captain who had triumphed in the golden era. In the year 1600-1700. They had triumphed in seven oceans, spreading terror and plunder kapal2 colonial trade. They are famous pirate of his time and gave a lot of inspiration to this day.

1. Henry Morgan - The King of All Pirates

7 Legend of the World's Greatest Pirates 
Henry Morgan or morgan 'the terrible' is one of the most ruthless of pirates, with courage, brutality, and intelligence, making him the most feared and revered pirate of all time. Hendry had been a WelshAdmiral and privateer, probably one of the famous and successful of the privateers from Wales. Privateers are personal or private warship authorized by a country's government by letters marque to attack foreign shipping. Privateers were part of naval warfare of some countries from the 16th to the 19th century.

2. Bartholomew Roberts "Great Pirate Roberts" - Black Bart

7 Legend of the World's Greatest Pirates 
Bartholomew Roberts, known as the 'Great Pirate Roberts', exploring the sea in the early eighteenth century. He explored the coasts of North America and South. Roberts save so much hatred for the people on the island of Martinique and Barbados, so he created a black flag to describe it. He was hugely successful pirate during the Golden Age of Piracy. He caught a lot more ships than some of the best pirates of this era such as Blackbeard or Captain Kidd. He is estimated to have captured over 470 vessels. At the end of his life Captain Roberts was killed by grapeshot (a type of cannon ships) about it, when he stood on the deck. After that he was buried in the sea by the crew of his ship by wrapping using sails.

Death Roberts' shocked the world of pirates and the British Navy. The local traders and civilians even think if he is unbeatable, and some considered him a hero. Death Roberts is regarded by many as the end of history that the Golden Age of Piracy.

3. William Kidd - 'Captain Kidd'

7 Legend of the World's Greatest Pirates
Initially Kidd is a sailor who recruited the British Empire to crush the pirates. Kidd equipped with its legendary ship is the Adventure Galley. The ship is equipped with 34 cannons and capable of carrying 80 crew, but later changed to Captain Kidd pirate Bringas, this story came after Britain accused of hijacking ships Kid.

Quedagh Merchant is a great treasure ships of 400 tons in the pern ah stripped by Kidd, inside the ship there are many Satin, Gold, Muslins, Silver and some merchandise from the East Indies. It's made himself into one of the pirates who had the treasure the most.

4. Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach

7 Legend of the World's Greatest Pirates 
Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach is undoubtedly one of the most feared pirate of all time and the most hated. With a terrible stature, bushy black beard that almost covered her whole face. He was English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the east coast of America in the early 18th century. He has pride ship named Queen Anne's Revenge.

Edward known to always carry two swords, numerous knives and pistols as a weapon. He has seized more than 40 merchant ships in the waters of the Caribbean. He also did not hesitate to kill his prisoners.

5. Anne Bonny

7 Legend of the World's Greatest Pirates 
Anne Bonny was one of two women who become pirates. Toughness and prowess no doubt because he had joined the Jolly rogger pirate, one of the pirate groups are highly respected. In the football world terjangnya pirate his duet with her fellow women, namely Mary Read. In order to join the trip Rackham, Anne disguised as men. Although a woman, but she also followed the war and other activities should men. Even the crews Rackham 'The Revenge' honor Anne Bonny.

6. John Rackham - 'Calico Jack'

7 Legend of the World's Greatest Pirates 
Calico Jack was an English pirate captain operating in the Bahamas in the early 18th century. He is famous for his story that has two female crew members (Mary Read and Anne Bonny lover) unusual at that time and creates an image that is a pirate flag skull head with crossed swords, later became the inspiration for the story of the other pirates.

Calico Jack and his crew had hijacked 'Kingston', a Jamaican ship and eventually become their flagship vessel. Then he conquered in some areas of the West Indies, taking some big ships in the Bermuda. Calico Jack is also considered as the inspiration of the character Jack Sparow. He also had the first of Jack Sparow ship, the Black Pearl.

7. Olivier Levasseur - The Buzzard

7 Legend of the World's Greatest Pirates 
Olivier Levasseur, nicknamed La Buse or Bouche (The Buzzard), this nickname due to his speed and silence in eliminating musuh2nya. At first he was a naval officer after receiving a military education. After the Spanish War (1701-1714) ended he was ordered to return home with his ship, but he instead joined the Benjamin Hornigold is a pirate organization in 1716. Levasseur proved himself as a good leader on the boat, even though he has a scar on one eye that limits his vision.

In 1720, one of his eyes had become completely blind so he started wearing a blindfold, which arise in the future if any alleged pirates identical using a blindfold.

Peak was when he seized the Portuguese-owned ships that Galeon Nostra Senhora do Cabo full containing valuables. When the booty is divided, each pirate received at least £ 50,000 of gold guinea (adjusted for inflation to 2008: £ 7.5 million), and each got 42 diamonds. Levasseur then divide the rest of the gold, silver, and other objects, while Levasseur himself took the gold crucifix.
7 Legend of the World's Greatest Pirates
Yuniar Wijananto
By Unique Facts
Published: 2013-02-22T04:30:00+07:00
7 Legend of the World's Greatest Pirates
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