3 Twisted Pirates Who Committed Disturbing Acts of Evil

These pirates had a sadistic thirst for violence

An illustration of François l’Olonnais by an unknown artist, 1678 (Wikimedia Commons)

PPirates have been romanticized by modern pop culture for many years now. Children grow up thinking pirates were jovial rebels who enjoyed thrilling adventures on the high seas alongside their crewmates. But the reality was much darker. Determined to build a formidable reputation, some…



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