Anne Bonny

1702 - 1782

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Anne Bonny (8 March 1697 – disappeared April 1721), sometimes Anne Bonney, was an Irish pirate operating in the Caribbean, and one of a few female pirates in recorded history. What little that is known of her life comes largely from Captain Charles Johnson's A General History of the Pyrates. Bonny was born in Ireland around 1700 and moved to London and then to the Province of Carolina when she was about 10 years old. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anne Bonny has received more than 3,935,298 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Anne Bonny is the 6th most popular pirate (down from 5th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 16th in 2019) and the most popular Irish Pirate.

Anne Bonny was a pirate who was born in Ireland and moved to America. She was one of the most famous female pirates of all time.

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Among pirates, Anne Bonny ranks 6 out of 25Before her are Hayreddin Barbarossa, Blackbeard, Henry Morgan, Eric of Pomerania, and Alexander Selkirk. After her are Calico Jack, Mary Read, D. B. Cooper, Bartholomew Roberts, William Kidd, and Henry Every.

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Among people born in 1702, Anne Bonny ranks 1After her are Thomas Bayes, Emperor Nakamikado, Jean-Étienne Liotard, Maria Clementina Sobieska, Muhammad Shah, Legall de Kermeur, William Fermor, Jack Sheppard, and Francesco Zuccarelli. Among people deceased in 1782, Anne Bonny ranks 4Before her are Daniel Bernoulli, Farinelli, and Johann Christian Bach. After her are Jacques de Vaucanson, Pietro Metastasio, Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal, Louisa Ulrika of Prussia, Taksin, Sophie of France, Ange-Jacques Gabriel, and Anna Göldi.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Anne Bonny ranks 17 out of 460Before her are Francis Bacon (1909), Peter O'Toole (1932), Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet (1819), Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769), Pierce Brosnan (1953), and John Scotus Eriugena (810). After her are Richard Harris (1930), W. B. Yeats (1865), William Rowan Hamilton (1805), Laurence Sterne (1713), Ernest Shackleton (1874), and Columbanus (540).

Among PIRATES In Ireland

Among pirates born in Ireland, Anne Bonny ranks 1After her are Edward England (1685).