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Pirate History and Reference
Piracy by Dates: Late 1500's - Mid 1700's
 

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This is an excerpt from a list compiled by www.Wikipedia.com: Go to Wikipedia for the complete listing including pirates from earlier points in history, biographies for the pirates listed below, and additional pirate information and references.

Pirates 1580-1650

Nicholas Alvel (15??-16??), English
Pedro Menendez de Aviles (1519-1574), Spanish
Samuel Axe (16??-16??), English (in Dutch service)
Sir Andrew Barton (14??-1511), Scottish
Abraham Blauvelt (16??-16??), Dutch
Nathaniel Butler (1578-16??), English
Jan de Bouff (15??-16??), Dutch
Tobias Bridge (15??-16??), English
Enrique Brower (15??-16??), Dutch
John Calles (15??-1575), English
Thomas Cavendish (1555-1592), English
Matsuura Takanobu (1529-1599), Japanese
Zheng Zhilong [Cheng Chih Lung] (16??-1661), Chinese
Cheng Ch'eng-kung [KoxInga Cuckoo] (1624-1662), Chinese
Cheng Chin (c. 1643-1682), Chinese
Wang Zhi (??), Chinese
Francois le Clerc [Jambe de Bois] (15??-15??), French
Jacob Collaart (15??-16??), Dutch (in Spanish service)
Claes Compaan (15??-16??), Dutch
Baltazar de Cordes (15??-16??), Dutch
Simon Danziker [Danziger] (15??-1611), Dutch
[Zyman] Simon the Dancer (15??-16??), Dutch (in Algerian service)
De Veenboer (15??-16??), Dutch
Uluj Ali [Giovanni Dionigi] (1520-15??), Turkish
Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596), English
Peter Easton (c. 1570-1619?), English
Daniel Elfrith (15??-16??), English
Jan Evertsen (16??-16??), Dutch
Juan Garcia (15??-16??), Spanish
Sir Michael Geare (15??-16??), English
Sir John Hawkins (1532-1595), English
Piet Hein (1577-1629), Dutch
Pieter Adriaanszoon Ita (16??-16??), Dutch
Jan Jacobsen (15??-1622), Dutch (in Spanish service)
Willem Jacobszoon (15??-16??), Dutch
Jan Janz [Murad Rais] (15??-16??), Dutch
Willem Jansen (15??-16??), Dutch
Cornelis Jol (1597-1641), Dutch
Sir James Lancaster (c. 1554-1618), English
Guillaume La Testu (c. 1509-1573), French
Hendrick Jacobszoon Lucifer (15??-16??), Dutch
Sir Henry Mainwaring (1587-1653), English
Olivier van Noort (15??-16??), Dutch
John Nutt (15??-16??), English
Grace O'Malley [Grania Ni Mhaille] (c. 1530-1603?), Irish
John Oxenham (c.1536-1580), English
William Parker (15??-16??), English
Pedro de la Plesa (15??-16??), Spanish
Murat Rais (1534-15??), Albanian (In Ottoman service)
Assan Reis [Jan Marinus van Sommelsdijk] (15??-16??), Dutch
James Riskinner [Reiskimmer] (15??-16??), English
Isaac Rochussen (1631-17??), Dutch
Mahieu Romboutsen (15??-1629), Dutch (in Spanish service)
William Rous (15??-16??), Dutch
Jan van Ryen (15??-16??), Dutch
Pieter Schouten (15??-16??), Dutch
Jacques de Sores (15??-15??), French
Dirck Simonszoon van Uitgeest (15??-16??), Dutch
Sir Thomas Verney (1584-1615), English
Walbeeck (15??-16??), Dutch
John Ward (c. 1552-1622?), English
Cornelis Wittebol (15??-16??), Dutch (in Spanish service)
Jacob Willekens (15??-16??), Dutch
Hendrik Worst (15??-16??), Dutch
Filips van Zuylen (15??-16??), Dutch

Pirates 1650-1690

Vincenzo Alessandri (16??-1657), Italian
Michel Andriezoon (16??-16??), Dutch
John Ansell (16??-1689?), English
Captain Archembeau [Archembo] (16??-1681?), French
Jean Bart (1651-1702), French
Philippe Bequel (16??-16??), French
Jacob Janssen van den Bergh (16??-16??), Dutch
Lancelot Blackburne (16??-17??), English
Edwardo Blomar (16??-16??), Spanish
Pierre Bot (16??-16??), French
[Roc, Rock] Marinus van Dijke (c.1630-c.1673), Dutch
Manuel Butiens (16??-16??), Dutch (in Spanish service)
Bartolome Charpes (16??-16??), Spanish
Edward Collier (16??-16??), English
John Cooke [Cook] (16??-1683), English
John Coxon (16??-1689), English
William Dampier (c. 1652-1715), English
Edward Davis (16??-16??), English
John Davis [Robert Searle] (16??-1671), English
Jaquotte Delahaye (buccaneer), 1660's, French, from Haiti
Anne Dieu-Le-Veut, 1660s, French
Charlotte de Berry, 1660s, English
Cornelius Essex (16??-1680)
Caleb Paul (16??-16??)
Laurens de Graff [de Griffe, Lorencillo, Cornelius Laurens Baldran] (16??-17??), Dutch
Michel de Grammont (c.1645-1686?), French
Jean Du Casse (1646-1714), French
Alexandre Exquemelin (16??-17??), French
Jean Foccard (16??-16??), French
"Red Legs" Greaves (16??-168?), Scottish-Irish
Juan Guartem (16??-16??), Spanish
Peter Harris (16??-1680), English
Jean Hamilton (16??-16??), French
Richard Hawkins (16??-16??), English
George Hout [d'Hout] (16??-16??), English
William Jackson (16??-16??), English
Bartholomeus de Jager (16??-16??), Dutch
Daniel Johnson (1629-1675), English
William Knight (16??-16??), English
Pierre Le Grand (16??-16??), French
Lessone (16??-16??), French
Thomas Magott (16??-17??),
Edward Mansfield (16??-1667), English
Marquis de Maintenon (1648-16??), French
David Marteen (16??-16??), Dutch
Daniel Montbars [Exterminator] (16??-16??), French
Sir Henry Morgan (c. 1635-1688), Welsh
John Morris (16??-16??), English
Sir Christopher Myngs (1625-1666), English
Jean-David Nau [Francois L'Olonnais] (1630-1671), French
Thomas Paine (16??-16??), English
Pierre Le Picard (16??-169?), French
Chevalier du Plessis (16??-1668), French
Baron Jean de Pointis (1635-1707), French
Thomas Pound (16??-1703), English
Bartolomeo Portugues (1630?-16??), Portuguese
Lawrence Prince (16??-16??), Dutch
Roche Braziliano (16??-16??), Dutch
Philip Ras (16??-16??), Dutch
Richard Sawkins (16??-1680), English
Lewis Scot (16??-16??), English
Robert Searle (16??-1671), English
Bartholomew Sharp (1650?-1690?), English
Bernard Clasen Speirdyke (16??-1670), Dutch
Charles Swan (16??-16??), English
Jacques Tavernier (c. 1625-1673), French
[Nikolaus] Nicholas van Horn (16??-17??), Dutch
Cornelis Janszoon van de Velde (16??-16??), Dutch
Moise Vauquelin [Moses Vanclein] (16??-16??), French
Lionel Wafer (c. 1660-1705), English
[Jankie] Yanky Willem (16??-16??), Dutch
William Wright (16??-16??), English (in French service)

Pirates: 1690-1730

Soren "The Bloody" (1656-88), Norwegian
"Admiral" Ainsley (16??-1731), Irish
Thomas Anstis (16??-1723?), English
Black Bart [Bartholomew Roberts] (c. 1682-1722), Welsh
George Booth (16??-1700), English
John Bowen (16??-1704), English
Black Bellamy [Samuel Bellamy] (16??-1717), English
Blackbeard [Edward Teach] (c. 16??-1718), English
Major Stede Bonnet (1689-1718), English
Anne Bonny [Anne Cormac] (c. 1697-1782?), Irish
Nicholas Brown (16??-1726), English
Flora Burn, 1741, English
Dirk Chivers (16??-17??), English
Thomas Cocklyn (16??-17??), English
Chris Condent (16??-17??), English
William Condon, English
Robert Culliford (16??-17??), English
Alexander Dalzeel (c. 1662-1715), Scottish
Howell Davis [Hywel Davies] (16??-1719), Welsh
Arabella Drummond
Edward England (c. 1690-1720), Irish
John Evans (16??-1723), Welsh
Henry Every [Avery] (1653-c. 1728), English
John Fenn (16??-1723), English
William Fly (17??-1726), English
Charles Harris (16??-1723), English
John Halsey (1662-1708), English
Capt. Miguel Henriquez (c.1680-17??), Spanish
Benjamin Hornigold (16??-1719), English
Thomas Howard (16??-17??), English
Calico Jack [Jack Rackham] (16??-1720), English
John Julien, perhaps the first black pirate captain
James Kelly (16??-1701), English
Captain William Kidd (1645-1701), Scottish
Olivier Levasseur [Oliver La Buse; Oliver LaBuze], (1680?-1730), French
Edward Lowe (1690-1724?), English
George Lowther (16??-1728?), English
Captain Misson (16??-1694), French
William Phillips (16??-1724), English
James Plaintain (16??-1715?), English
John Quelch (16??-1704), English
Mary Read (c. 1685-1721), English
Woodes Rogers (c. 1679-1732), English
Francis Spriggs (16??-1725?), English
John Taylor (16??-17??), English
Thomas Tew (1660?-1695), American colonial
Charles Vane (1680?-1720), English
Richard Worley (16??-1718), English
Emanuel Wynne (16??-17??), French
Eric Cobham / Maria Lindsey (1700 -1760), English

Go to Wikipedia for the complete listing, plus bios and additional pirate information.