Ching Shih (s. XVIII-XIX) fue una mujer pirata de los mares de China. Aunque su profesión siempre fue algo casi exclusivo de hombres ella es considerada muchas veces la pirata más exitosa de la historia, pues llegó a tener bajo sus órdenes más de 2.000 barcos (la "Armada Invencible" eran 127...) . Su imperio pirata se basó en un rígido código de obediencia, orden y subordinación (algo poco habitual en el mundo pirata). Quizá no diese "buen ejemplo" pero su logro fue innegable.

Quizás este nombre, Ching Shih, no os suene de nada, puede que ni siquiera se tenga una ligera idea sobre tal personaje, es lógico después ...

If Mulan and Jack Sparrow had a kid...seriously, it's people like this who make history what it is...

Meet the winner of the pirates, everyone, we can all go home now.

If Mulan and Jack Sparrow had a kid...seriously, it's people like this who make history what it is...

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Ching Shih was the first female pirate. Madame C.J. Walker the first self-made female millionaire. Aphra Behn was the first female professional writer. As for the first computer programmer, the inventor of Wi-Fi, and the first person to survive a barrel trip over the falls—at age 63? Those honors belong to Ada Lovelace, Hedy Lamarr, and Anna Edson Taylor, respectively. These women are featured in Los-Angeles based illustrator Ann Shen’s aptly-titled upcoming book, "Bad Girls Throughout…

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Ching Shih was the first female pirate. Madame C.J. Walker the first self-made female millionaire. Aphra Behn was the first female professional writer. As for the first computer programmer, the inventor of Wi-Fi, and the first person to survive a barrel trip over the falls—at age 63? Those honors belong to Ada Lovelace, Hedy Lamarr, and Anna Edson Taylor, respectively. These women are featured in Los-Angeles based illustrator Ann Shen’s aptly-titled upcoming book, "Bad Girls Throughout…

Shih Yang also known popularly as Madame Ching was one of the greatest Chinese pirates who sailed the seas in the 19th century. At the height of her career she commanded approximately 2,000 ships a...

Shih Yang also known popularly as Madame Ching was one of the greatest Chinese pirates who sailed the seas in the 19th century. At the height of her career she commanded approximately 2,000 ships a...

To find out more about this fascinating woman check out these links! (Thank you sadpubes for suggesting her to me!)

To find out more about this fascinating woman check out these links! (Thank you sadpubes for suggesting her to me!)

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