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Criminalia

Sayyida al-Hurra, the Muslim Pirate Queen

Sayyida al-Hurra — which translates roughly as “Lady who is free and independent” in Arabic — was born as Lalla Aicha bint Ali ibn Rashid al-Alami. Aicha was queen of Tétouan from 1515–1542 — and she was a pirate queen. And she is considered to be one of the most important female figures of the Islamic West in the modern age.

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