With 24 biographies, Pirates are the 86th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Golfers, Snookers, and Political Scientists.

Pantheon has 24 people classified as pirates born between 67 BC and 1931. Of these 24, 0 (0.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living pirates include . The most famous deceased pirates include Hayreddin Barbarossa, Blackbeard, and Eric of Pomerania.

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Most pirates were born in United Kingdom (11), Italy (2), and France (2). By city, the most common birth places were Bristol (2), Mytilene (1), and Słupsk (1).The most common death places of pirates were United States (4), Jamaica (4), and Turkey (2). By city, these were Port Royal (4), Istanbul (1), and Ocracoke, North Carolina (1).

The earliest biographies classified as pirates in Pantheon are Hayreddin Barbarossa, Eric of Pomerania, and Sextus Pompey.  The concentration of pirates was largest during the Printing Era, which lasted from 1450 to 1699. Some birth or death locations for earlier pirates are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Pirates are found within the Public Figure domain which also includes Companions, Social Activists, Models, Pornographic Actors, and Extremists.