an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
Blackbeard (November 23, 1675 – November 22, 1718) was the nickname of Edward Teach, alias Edward Thatch (one source gives his name as Edward Drummond), a notorious English pirate who had a short reign of terror in the Caribbean Sea between 1716 and 1718, during a period of time referred to as the Golden Age of Piracy. His best known vessel was the Queen Anne's Revenge, which is believed by some to have run aground near Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina in 1718.
Blackbeard is a fictional character in the anime and manga series One Piece. He is the captain of the "Blackbeard Pirates" which includes Blackbeard himself, Van Auger (a sniper), Jesus Burgess (a fighter, and Helmsman), Doc Q aka "Grim Reaper" (a doctor), and Lafitte (a former policeman from West Blue). His real name is Marshall D.