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Islamic Pirate Queen: Sayyida al Hurra was a 16th-century Islamic pirate queen. She was a powerful force of the time and an equal ally of the famous pirate Barbarossa. Her real name is unknown; the title Sayyida al Hurra means “noble lady who is free and independent; the woman sovereign who bows to no superior authority.” Correction: this woman is Laskarina Bouboulina, a Greek naval commander during the Greek war of independence against the Ottoman Empire1821.. Thanks to History Hubgr

Oil Painting of Bouboulina, The National Historical Museum, Athens. Laskarina Bouboulina May 1771 – 22 May was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in and an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy.