Edward Low

1690 - 1724

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Edward "Ned" Low (also spelled Lowe or Loe; 1690–1724) was a notorious pirate of English origin during the latter days of the Golden Age of Piracy, in the early 18th century. Low was born into poverty in Westminster, London, and was a thief from an early age. He moved to Boston, Massachusetts, as a young man. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Low has received more than 738,443 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Edward Low is the 22nd most popular pirate, the 1,179th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,292nd in 2019) and the 11th most popular British Pirate.

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Among pirates, Edward Low ranks 22 out of 25Before him are Charles Vane, Ching Shih, Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Stede Bonnet, Edward England, and Thomas Tew. After him are Samuel Bellamy, Jean Lafitte, and Carlo Rambaldi.

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Among people born in 1690, Edward Low ranks 6Before him are Christian Goldbach, Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia, Leonardo Vinci, Ernst Johann von Biron, and Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst. After him are Peter Tordenskjold, Joseph Johann Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein, Francesco Maria Veracini, Patrona Halil, Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel, and Kelemen Mikes. Among people deceased in 1724, Edward Low ranks 4Before him are Pope Innocent XIII, Louis I of Spain, and Gyeongjong of Joseon. After him are Marie Jeanne Baptiste of Savoy-Nemours, Bartolomeu de Gusmão, Johann Homann, Ernst Ludwig I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Johann Theile, Glückel of Hameln, Jack Sheppard, and Ernest Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Low ranks 1,179 out of 6,924Before him are Jack Phillips (1887), William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520), Frank Lampard (1978), Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans (1869), Joan of Kent (1328), and Dusty Springfield (1939). After him are Dave Murray (1956), Henry (1100), R. D. Laing (1927), Scott Adkins (1976), John Rolfe (1585), and Ron Dennis (1947).

Among PIRATES In United Kingdom

Among pirates born in United Kingdom, Edward Low ranks 11Before him are Mary Read (1695), Bartholomew Roberts (1682), William Kidd (1645), Henry Every (1659), Benjamin Hornigold (1680), and Charles Vane (1680). After him are Samuel Bellamy (1689).