Bartholomew Roberts

1682 - 1722

Bartholomew Roberts

Bartholomew Roberts (17 May 1682 – 10 February 1722), born John Roberts, was a Welsh pirate who raided ships off the Americas and West Africa between 1719 and 1722. He was the most successful pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy as measured by vessels captured, taking over 400 prizes in his career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bartholomew Roberts has received more than 1,029,958 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6th most popular pirate.

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Among pirates, Bartholomew Roberts ranks 6 out of 24Before him are Hayreddin Barbarossa, Blackbeard, Eric of Pomerania, Alexander Selkirk, and Anne Bonny. After him are Calico Jack, Sextus Pompey, Mary Read, Henry Morgan, William Kidd, and François l'Olonnais.

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Among people born in 1682, Bartholomew Roberts ranks 2Before him is Charles XII of Sweden. After him are Calico Jack, Louis, Duke of Burgundy, Johann Friedrich Böttger, Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Jacopo Amigoni, Jan van Huysum, Şehsuvar Sultan, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Roger Cotes, and Jean-François Dandrieu. Among people deceased in 1722, Bartholomew Roberts ranks 3Before him are Kangxi Emperor and Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine. After him are John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Johann Kuhnau, John Toland, Johann Adam Reincken, Pierre Varignon, Carl Gustav Rehnskiöld, Claude Gillot, Adriaen van der Werff, and John Lombe.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Bartholomew Roberts ranks 266 out of 5,347Before him are David Gilmour (1946), Ken Loach (1936), Richard Trevithick (1771), Emmeline Pankhurst (1858), Christopher Marlowe (1564), and Rod Stewart (1945). After him are Calico Jack (1682), G. K. Chesterton (1874), William Hogarth (1697), Edward Burnett Tylor (1832), Lady Jane Grey (1537), and Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496).