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Engraving of Bonnet from A General History of the Pyrates (1724)
|Died||10 December 1718 (aged 29–30)
(m. 1709; died 1714)
|Nickname||The Gentleman Pirate|
|Base of operations||Atlantic Ocean, along East Coast of the British Colonies, and Caribbean Sea|
|Commands||Revenge, later renamed Royal James|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Cape Fear River|
Stede Bonnet (c. 1688 – December 10, 1718) was an early 18th-century Barbadian pirate, sometimes called "the gentleman pirate" because he was a moderately rich landowner before turning to a life of crime. Bonnet was captured and was executed by hanging at White Point Garden, in Charleston, South Carolina on 10 December 1718.
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