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Most successful pirate in history was Ching Shih, a Chinese commanding 300 boats manned by over 20,000 lesser pirates.

Most successful pirate in history was Ching Shih, a Chinese commanding 300 boats manned by over 20,000 lesser pirates.

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One of the most successful female pirates in the history of the world. During her active years as a pirate lord in early 19th century, she commanded over the famous Red Flag Fleet that was consisted from over 1800 ships and 80 thousands male and female pirates. Under her rule, Chinese pirates became invincible, resisting attacks from every major naval power of her time.

One of the most successful female pirates in the history of the world. During her active years as a pirate lord in early 19th century, she commanded over the famous Red Flag Fleet that was consisted from over 1800 ships and 80 thousands male and female pirates. Under her rule, Chinese pirates became invincible, resisting attacks from every major naval power of her time.

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To find out more about this fascinating woman check out these links! (Thank you sadpubes for suggesting her to me!)

To find out more about this fascinating woman check out these links! (Thank you sadpubes for suggesting her to me!)

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With the death of her pirate husband in 1807, the former prostitute Ching Shih took command of several hundred ships, extorting money throughout the South China Sea. Her Red Flag Fleet was feared from the Chinese coast to Malaysia. Unable to defeat her, the Chinese government offered her amnesty. She took it & retired w/her immense loot as a respectable millionairess. She also took good care of her crew: most of Ching's pirates were pardoned.

With the death of her pirate husband in 1807, the former prostitute Ching Shih took command of several hundred ships, extorting money throughout the South China Sea. Her Red Flag Fleet was feared from the Chinese coast to Malaysia. Unable to defeat her, the Chinese government offered her amnesty. She took it & retired w/her immense loot as a respectable millionairess. She also took good care of her crew: most of Ching's pirates were pardoned.

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The Best Pirate in History Was a Woman Called Zheng Shi: Zheng Shi or Ching Shih, female pirate admiral who ruled the South China Sea.

The Best Pirate in History Was a Woman Called Zheng Shi: Zheng Shi or Ching Shih, female pirate admiral who ruled the South China Sea.

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theqissus: “My original concept of a Chinese pirate captain. I was inspired by the true story of Ching Shih and her 80,000 sailors (: ”

theqissus: “My original concept of a Chinese pirate captain. I was inspired by the true story of Ching Shih and her 80,000 sailors (: ”

Ching Shih: Princess of the Chinese Seas (1775 - 1844) via Rejected Princesses. She is that which BAMF was modeled after.

Ching Shih: Princess of the Chinese Seas (1775 - 1844) via Rejected Princesses. She is that which BAMF was modeled after.

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