|Famous Pirates - Throughout History|
The act of robbery at sea is known as piracy, and those who perpetrate the robbery are known as pirates. Piracy has been around for over 2000 years and still goes on today, although the golden age of Piracy is general acknowledged as being between 1650 and 1725. During this period some of the most notorious pirates such as Blackbeard and Calico Jack were operating in the Caribbean area.
Facts about some of the more famous pirates can be found below.