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Jean Lafitte - Wikipedia


Jean Lafitte ( c. 1780 – c. 1823) was a French pirate and privateer in the Gulf of Mexico in the early 19th century. He and his elder brother, Pierre, spelled their ...

Jean Lafitte Gulf Coast Pirate and Privateer


The story of Jean Lafitte Gulf Coast Pirate and Privateer: Early Life of Jean Lafitte Barataria and Privateering,The Battle of New Orleans,Galveston 1817-21,The ...

Searching for The Real Jean Laffite | The Pirate of New Orleans


From top to bottom: Jean Lafitte “The Corsair” by E.H. Suydam, Detail of an authentic Jean Lafitte signature. Laffite the pirate, curious fellow, has been evading ...

Jean Lafitte Biography for Kids « - Mr. Nussbaum


Jean Lafitte was a pirate who operated out of the port of New Orleans in the early 1800's. Very little is known about his childhood and adolescence except that ...

Lafitte, the Louisiana Pirate and Patriot


Apr 25, 2013 ... p418 Lafitte, the Louisiana Pirate and Patriot. A Paper by Hon. Gaspar Cusachs, President of the Louisiana Historical Society and Read by him ...

History of PIRATES! Legends of the Gulf Coast in Galveston, Texas TX


With origins steeped in mystery and legend, Jean Lafitte is the name attributed most to Gulf Coast piracy. However, Jean was not the only pirate to sail the Gulf ...

Jean Laffite | American pirate | Britannica.com


Jul 20, 1998 ... Jean Laffite, Laffite also spelled Lafitte (born 1780?, France—died 1825?), privateer and smuggler who interrupted his illicit adventures to fight ...

Jean Lafitte Biography - Famous Pirate


Jean Lafitte is today remembered as one of the most famous American pirates of the 19th century. During his active years he was celebrated as a hero by the ...

NOLA History: Jean Lafitte the Pirate - GoNOLA.com


Oct 26, 2011 ... Jean Lafitte is one of the most famous people in New Orleans history, known as a pirate, a war hero and the namesake of many New Orleans ...

Jean Lafitte: The Patriot Pirate | U.S. Capitol Historical Society


Jul 5, 2013 ... This widely popular poem could very well be based on the life and adventures of French-American pirate, Jean Lafitte.[1] Many pirates