Top-Earning Pirates

Can you name the 20 highest-earning pirates and privateers in history?

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wealth (2008 dollars)nameplace of birth/lifespan
$120 millionEngland (1689-1717)
$115 millionEngland (c. 1540-1596)
$103 million(New-?)England (?-1695)
$40 millionBermuda (?-1704)
$32 millionWales (1682-1722)
$31.5 millionNormandy, France (?-1527)
$16 millionEngland (?-1708)
$13 millionBoston, MA (c. 1662-1708)
$13 millionWales (1635-1688)
$12.5 millionEngland (c. 1680-1718)
wealth (2008 dollars)nameplace of birth/lifespan
$9.5 millionNew York (c. 1650-1716)
$8 millionIreland (c. 1685-1721)
$7.5 millionNormandy, France (?-1563)
$4.5 millionWales (c. 1690-1719)
$4.5 millionBarbados (c. 1688-1718)
$3.5 millionEngland (?-1718-19)
$2.3 millionEngland (c. 1680-1721)
$1.8 millionEngland (c. 1680-c. 1724)
$1.5 millionEngland (1682-1720)
$1.5 millionJamaica (?, active 1716)
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