Amaro Pargo

1678 - 1747

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Amaro Rodríguez-Felipe y Tejera Machado (3 May 1678 – 4 October 1747), better known as Amaro Pargo (Spanish: [a.ˈma.ɾo ˈpaɾ.ɣo]), was a famous Spanish corsair. He was one of the most renowned corsairs in Spain of the Golden Age of Piracy. He was noted for his commercial activities and for his frequent religious donations and aid to the poor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amaro Pargo has received more than 188,662 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Amaro Pargo is the 3,910th most popular politician (down from 1,453rd in 2019), the 340th most popular biography from Spain and the 122nd most popular Politician.

Amaro pargo is a type of fish that is most famous for its high levels of mercury.

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Among politicians, Amaro Pargo ranks 3,910 out of 15,577Before him are Bernabò Visconti, Francis I, Duke of Lorraine, Anna Dostoevskaya, Chadli Bendjedid, Daemusin of Goguryeo, and Salva Kiir Mayardit. After him are Ala ad-Din Tekish, Mohammad Shah Qajar, Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, Causantín mac Cináeda, Juan Manuel de Rosas, and Eric II of Norway.

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Among people born in 1678, Amaro Pargo ranks 5Before him are Antonio Vivaldi, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, Yongzheng Emperor, and Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse. After him are Filippo Juvarra, Francesco Farnese, Duke of Parma, Karl Leopold, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Peter Lacy, Adrien Maurice de Noailles, Jakob Hermann, and Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke. Among people deceased in 1747, Amaro Pargo ranks 5Before him are Nader Shah, Alain-René Lesage, Alessandro Marcello, and Catherine Opalińska. After him are Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen, Giovanni Bononcini, Giuseppe Crespi, Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, and Philip Johan von Strahlenberg.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Amaro Pargo ranks 340 out of 2,932Before him are Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca (1782), Manolete (1917), Sancho I of Pamplona (865), Eduardo Chillida (1924), Alfonso II of Asturias (759), and Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia (1953). After him are Sergio Ramos (1986), Mercè Rodoreda (1908), Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1910), David Villa (1981), Pánfilo de Narváez (1478), and Achila II (695).