Pirate on Madagascar

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Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 01 October 2021

An 18th-century illustration showing the idyllic life of a pirate on the island of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. Despite tales of pirate kings living a life of ease on the island, the reality was rather less idyllic with in-fighting between pirates and the indigenous population and a quick descent into poverty once the loot was spent.

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Artist, U. (2021, October 01). Pirate on Madagascar. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14680/pirate-on-madagascar/

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Artist, Unknown. "Pirate on Madagascar." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 01, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14680/pirate-on-madagascar/.

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Artist, Unknown. "Pirate on Madagascar." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Oct 2021. Web. 07 Feb 2023.