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With 25 biographies, Pirates are the 89th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Fashion Designers, Political Scientists, and Youtubers.

Pantheon has 25 people classified as pirates born between 67 BC and 1931. Of these 25, none of them are still alive today. The most famous deceased pirates include Hayreddin Barbarossa, Blackbeard, and Henry Morgan. As of October 2020, 1 new pirates have been added to Pantheon including Thomas Tew.

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Most pirates were born in United Kingdom (12), Ireland (2), and United States (2). By city, the most common birth places were Bristol (2), England (2), and Lesbos (1).The most common death places of pirates were United States (4), Jamaica (4), and Turkey (2). By city, these were Port Royal (3), Charleston, South Carolina (2), and Büyükdere, Sarıyer (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.