267 - Ching Shih, The Pirate Queen

Born into relative obscurity, Ching Shih burst onto the world stage in 1801 and would quickly become the most successful pirate in history, commanding tens of thousands of pirates and ruling the South China Sea.


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:


https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-chinese-female-pirate-who-commanded-80000-outlaws

https://medium.com/history-of-yesterday/ching-shih-a-prostitute-who-became-historys-deadliest-pirate-f596f7fcff23

https://www.ancient-origins.net/history-famous-people/ching-shih-prostitute-pirate-lord-002582

http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2012/06/the-female-prostitute-that-rose-to-become-one-of-the-most-powerful-pirates-in-history-and-whose-armada-took-on-the-chinese-british-and-portuguese-navies-and-won/

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