Most successful pirate in history was Ching Shih, a Chinese commanding 300 boats manned by over 20,000 lesser pirates.

Most successful pirate in history was Ching Shih, a Chinese woman commanding 300 boats manned by over lesser pirates.

If Mulan and Jack Sparrow had a kid...seriously, it's people like this who make history what it is...

Meet the winner of the pirates, everyone, we can all go home now.

Ching Shih the badass female Pirate. Basically if Mulan and Jack Sparrow had a kid.seriously, it's people like this who make history what it is.

Ching Shih, who lived and pillaged during the Qing Dynasty, has been called the most successful pirate in history.

The Chinese Female Pirate Who Commanded 80,000 Outlaws

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To find out more about this fascinating woman check out these links! (Thank you sadpubes for suggesting her to me!)

To find out more about this fascinating woman check out these links! (Thank you sadpubes for suggesting her to me!

7 of the most amazing women you've never heard of- I'd love to have students do reports on important women or people of color who get ignored in the history books

7 of the most amazing women you’ve never heard of

Ching Shih was the first female pirate. Madame C.J. Walker the first self-made female millionaire. Aphra Behn was the first female professional writer. As for the first computer programmer, the inventor of Wi-Fi, and the first person to survive a barrel trip over the falls—at age 63? Those honors belong to Ada Lovelace, Hedy Lamarr, and Anna Edson Taylor, respectively. These women are featured in Los-Angeles based illustrator Ann Shen’s aptly-titled upcoming book, "Bad Girls Throughout…

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With the death of her pirate husband in 1807, the former prostitute Ching Shih took command of several hundred ships, extorting money throughout the South China Sea. Her Red Flag Fleet was feared from the Chinese coast to Malaysia. Unable to defeat her, the Chinese government offered her amnesty. She took it & retired w/her immense loot as a respectable millionairess. She also took good care of her crew: most of Ching's pirates were pardoned. This is NOT her actual picture, obviously.

Top 10 Audacious Acts of Piracy

With the death of her pirate husband Zheng Yi in the former prostitute Ching Shih took command of several hundred ships, extorting money throughout the South China Sea. Her Red Flag Fleet.

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Ching Shih 鄭氏 (1775-1844) Cheng I Sao Ching Shih was one of Asia’s strongest pirates who terrorized the China Sea in the early 19th century. At the height of her power she commanded at least 1000 junks and 20.000 to 40.000 pirates. Ching Shih was...

Ching Shih 鄭氏 Cheng I Sao Ching Shih was one of Asia’s strongest pirates who terrorized the China Sea in the early century. At the height of her power she commanded at least 1000 junks and to pirates. Ching Shih was.

Ching Shih by tamiart on deviantART.  One of the most powerful pirates in history.

tamiart: “ Ching Shih was one of the most powerful pirates in history, terrorizing the China Sea in the early century. Her fleet included more than 300 junks and pirates.

More retired Ching Shih concepts. This one’s modeled after Michelle Yeoh! #sketchbook

More retired Ching Shih concepts. This one’s modeled after Michelle Yeoh!

Ching Shih fighting: the former prostitute turned pirate,ran one of the largest and most feared fleet of pirates in the world.

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Ching Shih-A female pirate in charge of a fleet so powerful it kicked the shit out of the Chinese Imperial Navy.

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