Anne Bonny

1702 - 1782

Anne Bonny

Anne Bonny (possibly 1697 – possibly April 1782) was an Irish pirate operating in the Caribbean, and one of the most famous female pirates of all time. The little that is known of her life comes largely from Captain Charles Johnson's (it is probable that this work was actually written by Daniel Defoe) A General History of the Pyrates. Bonny was born in the Kingdom of 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 2,703,692 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 5th most popular pirate.

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Among pirates, Anne Bonny ranks 5 out of 24Before her are Hayreddin Barbarossa, Blackbeard, Eric of Pomerania, and Alexander Selkirk. After her are Bartholomew Roberts, Calico Jack, Sextus Pompey, Mary Read, Henry Morgan, William Kidd, and François l'Olonnais.

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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 Taksin, Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal, Pietro Metastasio, Jacques de Vaucanson, Louisa Ulrika of Prussia, Sophie of France, Ange-Jacques Gabriel, and Andreas Sigismund Marggraf.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Anne Bonny ranks 16 out of 366Before her are Francis Bacon (1909), Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet (1819), Peter O'Toole (1932), Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769), Michael Gambon (1940), and W. B. Yeats (1865). After her are Pierce Brosnan (1953), William Rowan Hamilton (1805), Laurence Sterne (1713), Ernest Shackleton (1874), Richard Harris (1930), and Columbanus (540).

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Among pirates born in Ireland, Anne Bonny ranks 1