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www.quora.com/Are-there-still-pirates-that-roam-the-seas-today

"Roam" might be the wrong word, but yes. Piracy off the coast of Somalia Somalia's last truly functional national government collapsed in the early '90s, and things haven't been so great since (remember the Battle of Mogadishu)? In the absence...

www.history.com/news/8-real-life-pirates-who-roved-the-high-seas

8 Real-Life Pirates Who Roved the High Seas. Meet eight famous swashbucklers you wouldn’t want to cross. Author: Jesse Greenspan. 1. The Barbarossa Brothers

www.therichest.com/rich-list/world/10-richest-real-life-pirates

10 Richest Real-Life Pirates. by Annika Darling – on Mar 02, 2014; in World Money; Today, piracy on the high seas is most commonly associated with dangerous Somalian waters, the risky business of ransom demands and hijacking navy ships, stealing dangerous military grade weaponry. In 2008, it was reported that up to $80 million had been paid ...

www.mic.com/articles/72317/5-things-you-never-knew-about-modern-day-pirates

5 Things You Never Knew About Modern-Day Pirates. By Danny Vinik. Nov 6 2013. Share. Piracy has long been romanticized in the United States, from Peter Pan to Halloween costumes. Off the coast of ...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=bG11e0p5BiM

Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum... sort of. While the word "pirate" may elicit the image of a bearded, boat-faring criminal - real life pirates aren't quite as stylized as lore suggests. Although ...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bPQM9CkUoQ

Did pirates actually have parrots as pets or hooks for hands? Author of "The Republic of Pirates," Colin Woodard, explains that this type of pirate was only active for around four to five years ...

www.nbcnews.com/businessmain/crime-sea-worlds-most-pirate-infested-waters-1C...

Like the Caribbean of old, the waters near Somalia used to be the most heavily pirated in the world. Now there's a new king of the pirates that's quickly become a headache for governments ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_pirates

This is a list of known pirates, buccaneers, corsairs, privateers, river pirates, and others involved in piracy and piracy-related activities. This list includes both captains and prominent crew members. For a list of female pirates, see women in piracy.For pirates of fiction or myth, see list of fictional pirates

www.cnbc.com/2017/06/02/pirates-are-making-a-comeback-on-the-high-seas-and...

Across the world, pirates are setting sail on the high seas again, costing shippers and insurers hundreds of millions of dollars, after declining since the 2009 hijacking of the Maersk Alabama off ...

mentalfloss.com/article/68895/11-fiercest-real-life-pirates-and-seas-they-ruled

11 of the Fiercest Real-Life Pirates and the Seas They Ruled. ... 400 Mexican silver bars, and thousands of precious gems—in total, a haul thought to be worth $1.3 billion today.