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1805, Apr 221827-18301830, Jan 25
a Galician pirate, and captain of the Burla Negra ("Black Joke"). Benito de Soto was the most notorious of the last generation of pirates to plunder shipping in the Atlantic, one of those arising from the ending of the Napoleonic Wars. De Soto served on an Argentinian slave ship before leading a mutiny off the coast of Angola in 1827. When 18 of the crew declined to participate they were cast adrift off in an open boat.
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  • Black Joke (1827), unknown type, unknown guns
The Pirates' Who's Who:
(P. Gosse, 1924)
A Portuguese.

A most notorious pirate in and about 1830.

In 1827 he shipped at Buenos Ayres as mate in a slaver, named the Defenser de Pedro, and plotted to seize the ship off the African coast. The pirates took the cargo of slaves to the West ...
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Captain Benito de Soto1805, Apr 221827
 
18301830, Jan 25

Diabolitounknown1810
 
18291823
 a 19th-century Cuban pirate. One of the more violent of the era, he actively engaged the United S...
Felix Barbeitounknown1820
 
18291827, Aug 17
 A member of Jacque Alexander Tardy's gang on the Crawford. Captured and hanged.
Lieutenant Bolivarunknown1820
 
1829unknown
 This Portuguese pirate was first officer to Captain Jonnia. He was a stout, well-built man of swa...
Jose Hilario Casarisunknown1820
 
18291827, Aug 17
 A member of Jacque Alexander Tardy's gang on the Crawford. Captured and hanged.
George James Davisunknown1820
 
18291830, Dec 16
 Captured, charged with piracy, and convicted. One of the last two final hangings on Execution Doc...
Juan Gutterezunknown1820
 
18291823, Feb 7
 Hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, on February 7th, 1823.
Augustus Hernandezunknown1820
 
18291823
 Hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, in 1823.
Juan Hernandezunknown1820
 
18291823, Feb 7
 Captured with nine other pirates by H.M. sloop-of-war Tyne and taken to Jamaica. Hanged on Februa...
La Cataunknown1820
 
1829unknown
 A most blood-thirsty pirate and one of the last of the West Indian gangs. In 1824, when La Cata w...
Manuel Limaunknown1820
 
18291823
 Taken by H.M. sloop Tyne, and hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, in February, 1823.
Captain Antonio el Majorcamunknown1820
 
1829unknown
 At one time an officer in the Spanish Navy. Became a notorious West Indian pirate, but about 1824...
Francesco Miguelunknown1820
 
18291823
 Hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, in 1823.
Jose Morandounknown1820
 
18291827, Aug 17
 A member of Jacque Alexander Tardy's gang on the Crawford. Captured and hanged.
Pedro Nondreunknown1820
 
18291823, Feb
 Hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, in February, 1823. At the time of execution it was observed that he ...
Ragaunknown1820
 
1829unknown
 Chief of the Malay pirates in the Straits of Makassar, Raga took many European ships and beheaded...
Captain Raphaelinaunknown1820
 
1829unknown
 Much dreaded by the merchant sailors navigating the South Atlantic. In 1822 he controlled a fleet...
William Watts [2]unknown1820
 
18291830, Dec 16
 Captured, charged with piracy, and convicted. One of the last two final hangings on Execution Doc...
Captain Mansel Alcantraunknown1829
 
 
1829unknown
 a Spanish pirate active in the South Atlantic during the early 19th century. As well as committin...
Henri Caesar1791 ca1791
 
18301830
 allegedly a 19th-century Haitian revolutionary and pirate. Efforts to find historical evidence of...
Captain Charles Gibbs1798, Nov 51816
 
18311831, Apr 25
 an American pirate who was one of the last active in the Caribbean during the early-19th century ...
James Ford1770?1799?
 
18331833
 an American civic leader and business owner in western Kentucky and southern Illinois at the turn...
John Andrew Murrell1804/6?1820
 
18341844
 a near-legendary bandit operating in the United States, along the Mississippi River, in the mid-n...
Kazimierz Lux17801795
 
18461846
 an officer of the Polish Legions and a pirate in the Caribbean Sea during the early 19th century....
Sam Hall Lord17781800
 
18491844, Nov 5
 one of the most famous buccaneers on the island of Barbados. Sam Lord as he was usually known, am...
Bill Johnston1782, Feb 11810
 
18601870, Feb 17
 a Thousand Islands smuggler, river pirate, and War of 1812 American privateer. His most famous un...
Juan Gomez17811790
 
18891900, Jul 13
 Brother-in-law of the famous pirate Gasparilla. Died, credited with the great age of 120 years, a...
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