Basque Fact of the Week: The Basque Fox, the Last French Corsair

Étienne Pellot Aspikoeta (1765-1856), known as the Basque Fox (le Renard Basque in French), was the last known French corsair. He was imprisoned at least twice by the British, though much of his later activity was centered off the coast of Galicia. He was born and died in Hendaia.

Image from the Auñamendi Encyclopedia.

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