If Mulan and Jack Sparrow had a kid...seriously, it's people like this who make history what it is...

Meet the winner of the pirates, everyone, we can all go home now.

Ching Shih the badass female Pirate. Basically if Mulan and Jack Sparrow had a kid.seriously, it's people like this who make history what it is.

Ching Shih, who lived and pillaged during the Qing Dynasty, has been called the most successful pirate in history.

The Chinese Female Pirate Who Commanded 80,000 Outlaws

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Ching Shih 鄭氏 (1775-1844) Cheng I Sao Ching Shih was one of Asia’s strongest pirates who terrorized the China Sea in the early 19th century. At the height of her power she commanded at least 1000 junks and 20.000 to 40.000 pirates. Ching Shih was...

Ching Shih 鄭氏 Cheng I Sao Ching Shih was one of Asia’s strongest pirates who terrorized the China Sea in the early century. At the height of her power she commanded at least 1000 junks and to pirates. Ching Shih was.

Ching Shih was the first female pirate. Madame C.J. Walker the first self-made female millionaire. Aphra Behn was the first female professional writer. As for the first computer programmer, the inventor of Wi-Fi, and the first person to survive a barrel trip over the falls—at age 63? Those honors belong to Ada Lovelace, Hedy Lamarr, and Anna Edson Taylor, respectively. These women are featured in Los-Angeles based illustrator Ann Shen’s aptly-titled upcoming book, "Bad Girls Throughout…

Get To Know 100 ‘Bad Girls Throughout History’

Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World. Each woman in the book has a drawn picture with a page detailing how they changed the world. The artwork is great and the book covers women from all walks of life.

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!

The Golden Dragon on the Java Sea ~ Female Pirate Captain Ching Shih 鄭氏…

The metre-long Alila Purnama consists of three decks and has been built by hand in the traditional style of a Phinisi, as used by the Bugis seafarers from south Sulawesi in Indonesia.

More retired Ching Shih concepts. This one’s modeled after Michelle Yeoh! #sketchbook

More retired Ching Shih concepts. This one’s modeled after Michelle Yeoh!

Ching Shih by tamiart on deviantART.  One of the most powerful pirates in history.

tamiart: “ Ching Shih was one of the most powerful pirates in history, terrorizing the China Sea in the early century. Her fleet included more than 300 junks and pirates.

Ching Shih   A brilliant Cantonese female pirate, she commanded 1800 ships and more than 80,000 pirates — men, women, and even children. She challenged the world superpower empires at the time such as the British, Portuguese and the Qing dynasty. Undefeated, she would become one of China and Asia's strongest female pirates, and one of world history's most powerful female pirates. She was also one of the few pirate captains to retire from piracy.

ching-shih-pirate -Undefeated, she would become one of China and Asia's strongest pirates, and one of world history's most powerful pirates. She was also one of the few pirate captains to retire from piracy.

Rebecca Cohen — Great news - this poster is finally available for...

Women’s History Month Summed Up In A Single Cartoon - obviously an American initiative, but a good one! I did know many of these things, but I did not know about Hedy Lamarr!

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