Barbary pirates
The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were pirates and privateers who operated from North Africa, based primarily in the ports of Salé, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripo...
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The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
Arab slave trade
The Arab slave trade was the practice of slavery in the Arab world, mainly in Western Asia, North Africa, Southeast Africa, the Horn of Africa and certain parts of Europe (such as Iberia and Sicily) b...
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Jack Ward
John Ward or Birdy (c. 1553 – 1622), also known as Jack Ward and under his Muslim name Yusuf Reis, was a notorious English pirate around the turn of the 17th century who later became a Barbary C...
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Barbary Wars
The 'Barbary Wars were two wars fought at different times over the same reasons between the United States of America and the Barbary states (the de jure Ottoman Empire possessions of, but de facto in...
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Turkish Abductions
The Turkish Abductions (Icelandic: Tyrkjaránið) were a series of slave raids by Barbary pirates that took place in Iceland between June 20 – July 19, 1627. Pirates from Morocco and Algeria, under ...
Action of 28 November 1751
The Action of 28 November 1751 was a naval engagement of the Spanish-Algerian conflict, fought off Cape St Vincent between a squadron of two Spanish ships of the line under Captain Pedro Fitz-James St...
Action of 28 November 1751 - Wikipedia
The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
Ottoman wintering in Toulon
The Ottoman wintering in Toulon occurred during the winter of 1543–44, following the Franco-Ottoman Siege of Nice, as part of the combined operations under the Franco-Ottoman alliance.
The Ottoman...
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Sinan Reis
Sinan Reis, also Ciphut Sinan, (Hebrew: סנאן ראיס‎, Sinan Rais; Arabic: سنان ريس‎, Sinan Rayyis; d. 1546?) or "Sinan the Chief", and Portuguese: Sinao o Judeo, "Sinan the Jew"...
Bayda, Libya
Bayda - Elbeida (/ˈbaɪdə/ or /ˈbeɪdə/; Arabic: البيضاء‎ Al Baiḍāʾ  listen ), also spelled Az Zāwiyah al Bayḑā’, Zāwiyat al Bayḑā’,Beida El Beida and known as Beda Littoria under I...
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Fall of Tlemcen (1517)
The Fall of Tlemcen occurred in 1517, when the Ottoman corsair Oruç Barbarossa captured the city of Tlemcen from its sultan, Abu Zayan, the last member of the Banu Zayan lineage. The fall of Tlemcen f...
MS Oldenburg
MS Oldenburg is a British passenger ferry serving the island of Lundy in the Bristol Channel.The Oldenburg was named after the former grand duchy of Oldenburg, Germany, and launched on 29 March 1958 i...
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Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes
The Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes (abbreviated BVMC; in English: Miguel de Cervantes Digital Library (MCDL)) is a large-scale digital library project, hosted and maintained by the Univers...
Lundy pony
The Lundy Pony is a breed of pony first developed on Lundy Island in England. The breed originated in 1928, when the owner of the island, Martin Coles Harman, introduced 34 New Forest pony mares, eigh...
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Don Quixote
Don Quixote (/ˌdɒn kiːˈhoʊtiː/; [ˈdoŋ kiˈxote]), fully titled The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha (Spanish: El ingenioso hidalgo don Qvixote de la Mancha), is a Spanish novel by Migue...
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Marine Nature Reserve
Marine nature reserve (MNR) is a conservation designation officially awarded by a government to a marine reserve of national significance.
Marine nature reserves were introduced in the UK by the W...
Jan Janszoon
Jan Janszoon van Haarlem, commonly known as Murat Reis the younger (c. 1570 - c. 1641) was the first President and Grand Admiral of the Corsair Republic of Salé, Governor of Oualidia, and a Dutch Barb...
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Anglo-Turkish piracy
Anglo-Turkish piracy or the Anglo-Barbary piracy refers to the collaboration between Barbary pirates and English pirates against Catholic shipping during the 17th century.
The Protestants and the ...
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529 Preziosa
I529 Preziosa is a minor planet orbiting the Sun that was discovered by German astronomer Max Wolf on March 20, 1904 from Heidelberg.This is a member of the dynamic Eos family of asteroids that were p...
Second Barbary War
The Second Barbary War (1815), also known as the Algerine or Algerian War, was the second of two wars fought between the United States and the Ottoman Empire's North African regencies of Tripoli, Tuni...
Second Barbary War - Wikipedia
Treaty with Algiers (1815)
The Treaty with Algiers was signed on June 30, 1815, between the United States of America and the "Barbary State" of Algiers, nominally part of the Ottoman Empire. As the treaty provided in Article On...
Islamic economics in the world
Islamic economics in practice, or economic policies supported by self-identified Islamic groups, has varied throughout its long history. Traditional Islamic concepts having to do with economics includ...
Derna, Libya
Derna /ˈdɜrnə/ (Arabic: درنة‎ Darnah) is a port city in eastern Libya. It has a population of 100,000–150,000. It was the seat of one of the wealthiest provinces in the Barbary States, and ...
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Landmark Trust
The Landmark Trust is a British building conservation charity, founded in 1965 by Sir John and Lady Smith, that rescues buildings of historic interest or architectural merit and then makes them availa...
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Landmark Trust Lundy Island Philatelic Archive
The Landmark Trust Lundy Island Philatelic Archive was donated to the British Library by the Landmark Trust in 1991 and consists of artwork, essays, proofs and issued stamps of Lundy from 1969. The co...
Landmark Trust Lundy Island Philatelic Archive - Wikipedia
Sack of Baltimore
The Sack of Baltimore took place on June 20, 1631, when the village of Baltimore, West Cork, Ireland, was attacked by Algerian pirates from the North African Barbary Coast. The attack was the biggest ...