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1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
(French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃.ma.lo]; Gallo : Saent-Malô; Breton: Sant-Maloù) is a historic walled port city and commune (with the commune expanded beyond the walls in 1968), in Brittany
Brittany
on the English Channel
English Channel
coastline of northwestern France. It is a subprefecture of the Ille-et-Vilaine. Traditionally known for its independent streak, Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
was in the past notorious for privateering (the "cité corsaire"). Today the city is a major tourist destination, with many ancient structures.

Contents

1 Population 2 History 3 Climate 4 Education

4.1 Schools 4.2 Higher education

5 Transport 6 Sites of interest 7 Personalities 8 Twin towns – sister cities 9 Gallery 10 In popular culture 11 See also 12 References 13 External links

Population[edit] The population, in 2012, was 44,620 – though this can increase to up to 200,000 in the summer tourist season. With the suburbs included, the metropolitan area's population is approximately 153,000 (2011). The population of the commune more than doubled in 1968 with the merging of three communes: Saint-Malo, Saint-Servan
Saint-Servan
(population 14,963 in 1962) and Paramé
Paramé
(population 8,811 in 1962). Inhabitants of Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
are called Malouins in French. From this came the Spanish name for the Islas Malvinas, the archipelago known in English as the Falkland Islands. Islas Malvinas derives from the 1764 name Îles Malouines, given to the islands by French explorer Louis-Antoine de Bougainville.[1] Bougainville, who founded the archipelago's first settlement, named the islands after the inhabitants of Saint-Malo, the point of departure for his ships and colonists.[1] History[edit]

Old map of Saint-Malo

Founded by Gauls in the 1st century B.C. The ancient town on the site of Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
was known as the Roman Reginca or Aletum. By the late 4th century AD the Saint-Servan
Saint-Servan
district was the site of a major Saxon Shore promontory fort that protected the Rance river estuary from seaborne raiders from beyond the frontiers. According to the Notitia Dignitatum the fort was garrisoned by the militum Martensium under a dux (commander) of the Tractus Armoricanus and Nervicanus section of the litus Saxonicum. During the decline of the Western Roman Empire Armorica (modern day Brittany) rebelled from Roman rule under the Bagaudae and in the 5th and 6th centuries received many Celtic Britons fleeing instability across the Channel. The modern Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
traces its origins to a monastic settlement founded by Saint Aaron
Saint Aaron
and Saint Brendan early in the sixth century. Its name is derived from a man said to have been a follower of Brendan the Navigator, Saint Malo or Maclou, an immigrant from what is now Wales. Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
is the setting of Marie de France's poem "Laustic," an 11th-century love story. The city had a tradition of asserting its autonomy in dealings with the French authorities and even with the local Breton authorities. From 1590 to 1593, Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
declared itself to be an independent republic, taking the motto "not French, not Breton, but Malouin."[2] Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
became notorious as the home of the corsairs, French privateers and sometimes pirates. In the 19th century, this "piratical" notoriety was portrayed in Jean Richepin's play Le flibustier and in César Cui's eponymous opera. The corsairs of Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
not only forced English ships passing up the Channel to pay tribute, but also brought wealth from further afield. Jacques Cartier, who sailed the Saint Lawrence River
Saint Lawrence River
and visited the sites of Quebec City and Montreal, and is thus credited as the discoverer of Canada, lived in and sailed from Saint-Malo, as did the first colonists to settle the Falkland Islands, hence the Islands' French name "Îles Malouines," which eventually gave rise to the Spanish name "Islas Malvinas." In 1758, the Raid on St Malo
Raid on St Malo
saw a British expedition land intending to capture the town. However, the British made no attempt on Saint-Malo, and instead occupied the nearby town of Saint-Servan, where they destroyed 30 privateers before departing. In World War II, during fighting in late August and early September 1944, the historic walled city of Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
was almost totally destroyed by American shelling and bombing as well as British naval gunfire.[3][4] The Allies believed that the Axis powers
Axis powers
had thousands of troops and major armaments built up within the city walls – though there proved to be fewer than 100 troops manning just two anti-aircraft installations, with the much larger and heavily armed Axis presence in strongpoints outside the city walls.[5] The Americans used napalm for the first time.[6] Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
was rebuilt over a 12-year period from 1948–60. The commune of Saint-Servan
Saint-Servan
was merged, together with Paramé, and became the commune of Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
in 1967. Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
was the site of an Anglo-French summit in 1998 that led to a significant agreement regarding European defence policy. Climate[edit]

Climate data for Dinard

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °C (°F) 16.4 (61.5) 18.7 (65.7) 23.2 (73.8) 26.9 (80.4) 29.2 (84.6) 33.1 (91.6) 35.4 (95.7) 39.4 (102.9) 33.1 (91.6) 28.9 (84) 19.3 (66.7) 17.6 (63.7) 39.4 (102.9)

Average high °C (°F) 8.8 (47.8) 9.3 (48.7) 11.9 (53.4) 13.7 (56.7) 17.0 (62.6) 19.8 (67.6) 21.9 (71.4) 22.0 (71.6) 20.0 (68) 16.3 (61.3) 12.0 (53.6) 9.2 (48.6) 15.2 (59.4)

Average low °C (°F) 3.4 (38.1) 3.1 (37.6) 4.8 (40.6) 5.9 (42.6) 9.0 (48.2) 11.5 (52.7) 13.5 (56.3) 13.6 (56.5) 11.7 (53.1) 9.4 (48.9) 6.1 (43) 3.7 (38.7) 8.0 (46.4)

Record low °C (°F) −13.7 (7.3) −11.7 (10.9) −6.2 (20.8) −2.8 (27) −0.2 (31.6) 3.6 (38.5) 6.7 (44.1) 5.0 (41) 2.3 (36.1) −4.2 (24.4) −5.9 (21.4) −9.6 (14.7) −13.7 (7.3)

Average precipitation mm (inches) 67.0 (2.638) 57.6 (2.268) 53.5 (2.106) 53.0 (2.087) 63.6 (2.504) 49.1 (1.933) 49.7 (1.957) 49.4 (1.945) 62.2 (2.449) 86.8 (3.417) 86.8 (3.417) 80.0 (3.15) 758.7 (29.87)

Average precipitation days 12.6 10.8 11.1 10.7 10.3 7.8 7.6 8.0 9.7 13.6 13.8 13.4 129.5

Average snowy days 1.7 2.5 1.4 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.4 7.9

Average relative humidity (%) 84 81 79 79 79 81 81 81 82 85 84 85 81.8

Mean monthly sunshine hours 69.5 84.3 127.5 164.1 188.4 206.4 206.4 198.6 167.1 112.6 77.8 64.0 1,666.6

Source #1: Meteo France
France
(1981-2010, sunshine 1991-2010) [7][8]

Source #2: Infoclimat.fr (humidity, snowy days 1961–1990)[9]

Education[edit] Schools[edit] Schools include:

13 public preschools (écoles maternelles)[10] 11 public elementary schools[11] 8 private preschools and elementary schools[12] 4 public junior high schools: Chateaubriand, Duguay-Trouin, Robert Surcouf, and Charcot[13] 3 private junior high schools: Choisy Jeanne d’Arc, Moka, and Sacré-Cœur[14] 3 public senior high schools: Lycee Maupertuis, Lycee Jacques Cartier, Professional Maritime Lycee Les Rimains[15] 2 private senior high schools: Lycee Institution Saint Malo-La Providence and Les Rimains[16]

Higher education[edit] Institute of Technology of Saint-Malo, A nurse school, A maritime school Transport[edit] Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
has a terminal for ferry services with daily departures to Portsmouth
Portsmouth
operated by Brittany
Brittany
Ferries[17] and services on most days Poole
Poole
and Weymouth in England via the Channel Islands
Channel Islands
operated by Condor Ferries.[18] It also has a railway station, Gare de Saint-Malo, offering direct TGV
TGV
service to Rennes, Paris and several regional destinations. There is a bus service provided by Keolis. The town is served by the Dinard–Pleurtuit–Saint-Malo Airport
Dinard–Pleurtuit–Saint-Malo Airport
around 5 kilometres (3 miles) to the south. Sites of interest[edit]

Beach at low tide in Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo

Now inseparably attached to the mainland, Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
is the most visited place in Brittany. Sites of interest include:

The walled city (La Ville Intra-Muros) The château of Saint-Malo, part of which is now the town museum. The Solidor Tower
Solidor Tower
in Saint-Servan
Saint-Servan
is a 14th-century building that holds a collection tracing the history of voyages around Cape Horn. Many scale models, nautical instruments and objects made by the sailors during their crossing or brought back from foreign ports invoke thoughts of travel aboard extraordinary tall ships at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. The tomb of the writer Chateaubriand on the Ile du Grand Bé The Petit Bé The Cathedral
Cathedral
of St. Vincent ( Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
Cathedral) The Privateer's House ("La Demeure de Corsaire"), a ship-owner's town house built in 1725, shows objects from the history of privateering, weaponry and ship models. The Great Aquarium Saint-Malo, one of the major aquaria in France. The labyrinthe du Corsaire, (an attraction park in Saint Malo) The Pointe de la Varde, Natural Park. The City of Alet, in front of Saint Malo Intra Muros. Fort National Fort de la Conchée

Panoramic view from the tidal island Grand Bé
Grand Bé
during low tide

View of the walled city from the south-west

Personalities[edit]

François-René de Chateaubriand's grave, on Rocher du Grand Bé

Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
was the birthplace of:

Jacques Cartier
Jacques Cartier
(1491–1557), explorer of Canada Philippe Cattiau (1892–1962), Olympic medalist in fencing Jacques Gouin de Beauchene (1652–1730), explorer of the Falkland Islands René Duguay-Trouin
René Duguay-Trouin
(1673–1736) French corsair and Admiral who captured the city of Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
in 1711 Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis
Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis
(1698–1759), mathematician and astronomer Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais
Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais
(1699–1753), sailor and administrator Joseph Quesnel
Joseph Quesnel
(1746-1809), Canadian poet, composer and playwright François-René de Chateaubriand
François-René de Chateaubriand
(1768–1848), writer and diplomat Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne
Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne
(1724–1772), explorer Julien Offray de La Mettrie
Julien Offray de La Mettrie
(1709–1751), physician and philosopher Robert Surcouf
Robert Surcouf
(1773–1827), sailor, trader, ship-owner and corsair Hughes Felicité Robert de Lamennais
Hughes Felicité Robert de Lamennais
(1782–1854), priest, philosophical and political writer Louis Duchesne
Louis Duchesne
(1843–1922), historian, French academician Alfred Blunt (1879-1957), Anglican Bishop of Bradford, England, was born at St Malo of British expatriate parents and brought up there until the family returned to England in 1887. Colin Clive
Colin Clive
(1900–1937), actor Jean Lebrun
Jean Lebrun
(born 1950), journalist and radio producer Louis de Grandpré
Louis de Grandpré
(1761-1846) French Navy officer and slave trader[19]

Twin towns – sister cities[edit] See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in France Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
is twinned with:

Port-Louis, Mauritius
Mauritius
(1999) Gaspé, Quebec, Canada
Canada
(2009) Saint-Malo, Quebec, Canada St. Malo, Manitoba, Canada Cowes, Isle of Wight, Great Britain Gniezno, Poland[20]

Gallery[edit]

Street view of classic road in Saint-Malo

From the fort of Saint-Malo

The "Fort National" visible from Saint-Malo

View up a typical city street towards the cathedral

Cathedral
Cathedral
window

The city wall of St Malo.

Commemoration of the Cartier expedition in the floor of the cathedral.

In popular culture[edit] Much of the action in Anthony Doerr's 2014 award-winning novel, All the Light We Cannot See, occurs in Saint-Malo. See also[edit]

Brittany
Brittany
portal

Battle for Brest Mont Saint-Michel Robert Surcouf Rothéneuf Jean-Marie Valentin

References[edit]

^ a b Hince, Bernadette (2001). The Antarctic Dictionary. Collingwood, Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. p. 121. ISBN 978-0-9577471-1-1.  ^ S. and J. Beaulieu, Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
et l'histoire, p 10 to 32 ^ "Key Dates". Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
official website. . ^ http://www.angelfire.com/va2/worldwar2family/rolland2.html ^ Beck, Philip (Winter 1981). "The Burning of Saint Malo". Journal of Historical Review. Institute for Historical Review. 2 (4): 301–304. Retrieved 2017-08-27.  ^ Lee Miller, Portraits from a Life, p.92 ^ "Données climatiques de la station de Dinard" (in French). Meteo France. Retrieved September 1, 2015.  ^ "Climat Bretagne" (in French). Meteo France. Retrieved December 11, 2014.  ^ "Normes et records 1961-1990: Dinard
Dinard
- St Malo (35) - altitude 58m" (in French). Infoclimat. Retrieved September 1, 2015.  ^ "Ecoles maternelles publiques." Saint-Malo. Retrieved on September 6, 2016. ^ "Ecoles élémentaires publiques." Saint-Malo. Retrieved on September 6, 2016. ^ "Ecoles privées élémentaires et maternelles." Saint-Malo. Retrieved on September 6, 2016. ^ "Collèges publics." Saint-Malo. Retrieved on September 6, 2016. ^ "Collèges privés." Saint-Malo. Retrieved on September 6, 2016. ^ "Lycées publics." Saint-Malo. Retrieved on September 6, 2016. ^ "Lycées privés." Saint-Malo. Retrieved on September 6, 2016. ^ " Portsmouth
Portsmouth
to St Malo". Brittany
Brittany
Ferries.  ^ "St. Malo destination guides". Condor Ferries. Retrieved 2013-07-09.  ^ Ripley, George & Dana, Charles Anderson (2010). The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge. 8. Nabu Press. pp. 410–411. ISBN 978-1146913317.  ^ "International collaboration". gmiezno.eu. Gniezno. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 

INSEE Mayors of Ille-et-Vilaine
Ille-et-Vilaine
Association (in French)

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Saint-Malo.

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Saint-Malo.

Town hall's website (in French) French Ministry of Culture list for Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
(in French) Public transport of Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
(in French) Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
France
France
Independent travel guide to the historic city of Saint-Malo. (in English)

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Communes of the Ille-et-Vilaine
Ille-et-Vilaine
department

Acigné Amanlis Andouillé-Neuville Antrain Arbrissel Argentré-du-Plessis Aubigné Availles-sur-Seiche Baguer-Morvan Baguer-Pican Baillé Bain-de-Bretagne Bains-sur-Oust Bais Balazé Baulon La Baussaine La Bazouge-du-Désert Bazouges-la-Pérouse Beaucé Bécherel Bédée Betton Billé Bléruais Boisgervilly Boistrudan Bonnemain La Bosse-de-Bretagne La Bouëxière Bourgbarré Bourg-des-Comptes La Boussac Bovel Bréal-sous-Montfort Bréal-sous-Vitré Brécé Breteil Brie Brielles Broualan Bruc-sur-Aff Les Brulais Bruz Cancale Cardroc Cesson-Sévigné Champeaux Chancé Chanteloup Chantepie La Chapelle-aux-Filtzméens La Chapelle-Bouëxic La Chapelle-Chaussée La Chapelle-de-Brain La Chapelle-des-Fougeretz La Chapelle-du-Lou-du-Lac La Chapelle-Erbrée La Chapelle-Janson La Chapelle-Saint-Aubert La Chapelle-Thouarault Chartres-de-Bretagne Chasné-sur-Illet Châteaubourg Châteaugiron Châteauneuf-d'Ille-et-Vilaine Le Châtellier Châtillon-en-Vendelais Chauvigné Chavagne Chelun Cherrueix Chevaigné Cintré Clayes Coësmes Comblessac Combourg Combourtillé Cornillé Corps-Nuds La Couyère Crevin Le Crouais Cuguen Dinard Dingé Dol-de-Bretagne Domagné Domalain La Dominelais Domloup Dompierre-du-Chemin Dourdain Drouges Eancé Epiniac Erbrée Ercé-en-Lamée Ercé-près-Liffré Essé Étrelles Feins Le Ferré Fleurigné La Fontenelle Forges-la-Forêt Fougères La Fresnais Gaël Gahard Gennes-sur-Seiche Gévezé Gosné La Gouesnière Goven Grand-Fougeray La Guerche-de-Bretagne Guichen Guignen Guipel Guipry-Messac Hédé-Bazouges L'Hermitage Hirel Iffendic Les Iffs Irodouër Janzé Javené Laignelet Laillé Lalleu Landavran Landéan Landujan Langan Langon Langouet Lanhélin Lanrigan Lassy Lécousse Lieuron Liffré Lillemer Livré-sur-Changeon Lohéac Longaulnay Le Loroux Lourmais Loutehel Louvigné-de-Bais Louvigné-du-Désert Luitré Maen-Roch Marcillé-Raoul Marcillé-Robert Marpiré Martigné-Ferchaud Maxent Mecé Médréac Meillac Melesse Mellé Mernel La Mézière Mézières-sur-Couesnon Miniac-Morvan Miniac-sous-Bécherel Le Minihic-sur-Rance Mondevert Montauban-de-Bretagne Montautour Mont-Dol Monterfil Montfort-sur-Meu Montgermont Monthault Montreuil-des-Landes Montreuil-le-Gast Montreuil-sous-Pérouse Montreuil-sur-Ille Mordelles Mouazé Moulins Moussé Moutiers Muel La Noë-Blanche La Nouaye Nouvoitou Noyal-Châtillon-sur-Seiche Noyal-sous-Bazouges Noyal-sur-Vilaine Orgères Pacé Paimpont Pancé Parcé Parigné Parthenay-de-Bretagne Le Pertre Le Petit-Fougeray Pipriac Piré-sur-Seiche Pléchâtel Pleine-Fougères Plélan-le-Grand Plerguer Plesder Pleugueneuc Pleumeleuc Pleurtuit Pocé-les-Bois Poilley Poligné Pont-Péan Les Portes du Coglais Princé Québriac Quédillac Rannée Redon Renac Rennes Retiers Le Rheu La Richardais Rimou Romagné Romazy Romillé Roz-Landrieux Roz-sur-Couesnon Sains Saint-Armel Saint-Aubin-d'Aubigné Saint-Aubin-des-Landes Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier Saint-Benoît-des-Ondes Saint-Briac-sur-Mer Saint-Brieuc-des-Iffs Saint-Broladre Saint-Christophe-des-Bois Saint-Christophe-de-Valains Saint-Coulomb Saint-Didier Saint-Domineuc Sainte-Anne-sur-Vilaine Sainte-Colombe Sainte-Marie Saint-Erblon Saint-Ganton Saint-Georges-de-Chesné Saint-Georges-de-Gréhaigne Saint-Georges-de-Reintembault Saint-Germain-du-Pinel Saint-Germain-en-Coglès Saint-Germain-sur-Ille Saint-Gilles Saint-Gondran Saint-Gonlay Saint-Grégoire Saint-Guinoux Saint-Hilaire-des-Landes Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande Saint-Jean-sur-Couesnon Saint-Jean-sur-Vilaine Saint-Jouan-des-Guérets Saint-Just Saint-Léger-des-Prés Saint-Lunaire Saint-Malo Saint-Malo-de-Phily Saint-Malon-sur-Mel Saint-Marcan Saint-Marc-le-Blanc Saint-Marc-sur-Couesnon Saint-Maugan Saint-Médard-sur-Ille Saint-Méen-le-Grand Saint-Méloir-des-Ondes Saint-M'Hervé Saint-M'Hervon Saint-Onen-la-Chapelle Saint-Ouen-des-Alleux Saint-Ouen-la-Rouërie Saint-Péran Saint-Père Saint-Pern Saint-Pierre-de-Plesguen Saint-Rémy-du-Plain Saint-Sauveur-des-Landes Saint-Séglin Saint-Senoux Saint-Suliac Saint-Sulpice-des-Landes Saint-Sulpice-la-Forêt Saint-Symphorien Saint-Thual Saint-Thurial Saint-Uniac Saulnières Le Sel-de-Bretagne La Selle-en-Luitré La Selle-Guerchaise Sens-de-Bretagne Servon-sur-Vilaine Sixt-sur-Aff Sougéal Taillis Talensac Teillay Le Theil-de-Bretagne Thorigné-Fouillard Thourie Le Tiercent Tinténiac Torcé Trans-la-Forêt Treffendel Tremblay Trémeheuc Tresbœuf Tressé Trévérien Trimer Le Tronchet Val d'Anast Val-d'Izé Vendel Vergéal Le Verger Vern-sur-Seiche Vezin-le-Coquet Vieux-Viel Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon Vignoc Villamée La Ville-ès-Nonais Visseiche Vitré Le Vivier-sur-Mer

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Piracy

Periods

Ancient Mediterranean Golden Age

Republic of Pirates Libertatia

21st century

Types of pirate

Privateers Buccaneers Corsairs Sindhi corsairs Timber pirate River pirate Brethren of the Coast Barbary pirates Moro pirates Wōkòu Vikings Ushkuiniks Narentines Cilician pirates Confederate privateer Baltic Slavic pirates Uskoks Cossack pirates Sea Beggars Sea Dogs Fillibusters

Areas

Caribbean Lake Nicaragua British Virgin Islands Strait of Malacca Somali Coast Sulu Sea Falcon Lake South China Coast Anglo-Turkish piracy Port
Port
Royal Tortuga Saint-Malo Barbary Coast Lundy Lagos Salé Spanish Main Gulf of Guinea Indonesia Barataria Bay Persian Gulf

Noted pirates

Mansel Alcantra Chui A-poo Louis-Michel Aury Joseph Baker Hayreddin Barbarossa Joseph Barss Samuel Bellamy Charlotte de Berry Black Caesar Blackbeard Eli Boggs Stede Bonnet Anne Bonny Hippolyte Bouchard Abshir Boyah Roche Braziliano Henri Caesar Roberto Cofresí William Dampier Liang Daoming Diabolito Peter Easton Henry Every Alexandre Exquemelin Vincenzo Gambi Charles Gibbs Pedro Gilbert Nathaniel Gordon Laurens de Graaf Michel de Grammont Calico Jack Rahmah ibn Jabir al-Jalahimah Zheng Jing Jørgen Jørgensen Shirahama Kenki William Kidd Fūma Kotarō Jean Lafitte Limahong Samuel Hall Lord John Hawkins Bully Hayes Piet Pieterszoon Hein Moses Cohen Henriques Albert W. Hicks Nicholas van Hoorn Benjamin Hornigold Pierre Lafitte Olivier Levasseur Edward Low Hendrick Lucifer John Newland Maffitt Samuel Mason Henry Morgan Shap Ng-tsai Gan Ning François l'Olonnais Samuel Pallache Lawrence Prince Cai Qian Redbeard Bartholomew Roberts Lai Choi San Dan Seavey Ching Shih Benito de Soto Klaus Störtebeker Henry Strangways Cheung Po Tsai Dominique You Wang Zhi Zheng Zhilong

Categories

Piracy Pirates By nationality Barbary pirates Female pirates Years in piracy Fictional pirates

Pirate ships

Adventure Galley Fancy Ganj-i-Sawai Queen Anne's Revenge Quedagh Merchant Saladin Whydah Gally Marquis of Havana Ambrose Light York

Pirate hunters

Pedro Menéndez de Avilés Angelo Emo Richard Avery Hornsby Jose Campuzano-Polanco Robert Maynard Chaloner Ogle Pompey Woodes Rogers David Porter James Brooke Miguel Enríquez (privateer)

Pirate battles and incidents

Jiajing wokou raids Turkish Abductions Chepo Expedition Battle of Mandab Strait Battle of Pianosa Blockade of Charleston Battle of Cape Fear River Battle of Ocracoke Inlet Capture of the William Sack of Campeche Attack on Veracruz Raid on Cartagena Battle of Cape Lopez Capture of the Fancy Persian Gulf Campaign Battle of New Orleans Anti- Piracy
Piracy
in the Aegean Anti-piracy in the West Indies Capture of the Bravo Action of 9 November 1822 Capture of the El Mosquito Battle of Doro Passage Falklands Expedition Great Lakes Patrol Pirate attacks in Borneo Balanguingui Expedition Battle of Tysami Battle of Tonkin River Battle of Nam Quan Battle of Ty-ho Bay Battle of the Leotung Antelope incident North Star affair Battle off Mukah Salvador Pirates Battle of Boca Teacapan Capture of the Ambrose Light Irene incident 1985 Lahad Datu ambush Operation Enduring Freedom – HOA Action of 18 March 2006 Action of 3 June 2007 Action of 28 October 2007 Dai Hong Dan incident Operation Atalanta Carré d'As IV incident Action of 11 November 2008 Action of 9 April 2009 Maersk Alabama hijacking Operation Ocean Shield Action of 23 March 2010 Action of 1 April 2010 Action of 30 March 2010 Action of 5 April 2010 MV Moscow University hijacking Operation Dawn of Gulf of Aden Operation Dawn 8: Gulf of Aden Beluga Nomination incident Battle off Minicoy Island Quest incident MT Zafirah hijacking MT Orkim Harmony hijacking

Slave trade

African slave trade Atlantic slave trade Arab slave trade Barbary slave trade Blockade of Africa African Slave Trade Patrol Capture of the Providentia Capture of the Presidente Capture of the El Almirante Capture of the Marinerito Capture of the Veloz Passagera Capture of the Brillante Amistad Incident Capture of the Emanuela

Fictional pirates

Tom Ayrton Barbe Rouge Hector Barbossa Captain Blood Captain Crook Captain Flint José Gaspar Captain Hook Don Karnage Monkey D. Luffy Captain Nemo One Piece Captain Pugwash Red Rackham Captain Sabertooth Sandokan Long John Silver Jack Sparrow Captain Stingaree Roronoa Zoro

Miscellaneous

Truce of Ratisbon Piracy
Piracy
Act 1698 Piracy
Piracy
Act 1717 Piracy
Piracy
Act 1837 Paris Declaration Respecting Maritime Law Child pirate Golden Age of Piracy Jolly Roger Walking the plank Treasure
Treasure
map Buried treasure Pirate booty No purchase, no pay Marooning Pirate code Pirate utopia Victual Brothers Pirate Round Libertatia Sack of Baltimore A General History of the Pyrates Mutiny Pegleg Eyepatch Letter of marque Davy Jones' Locker Air pirate Space pirate

Lists

Pirates Privateers Timeline of piracy Pirate films Women in piracy Fictional pirates Pirates
Pirates
in popular culture List of ships attacked by Somali pirates

Literature

Treasure
Treasure
Island Facing the Flag On Stranger Tides Castaways of the Flying Dutchman The Angel's Command Voyage of Slaves Pirate Latitudes

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 135966020 LCCN: n81053400 ISNI: 0000 0001 2298 3691 GND: 4118224-8 BNF: cb1525

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