TIL of the first worldwide manhunt in recorded history: In 1695, English “King of pirates” Henry Every led the most profitable pirate raid in history, capturing a Mughal ship containing jewels worth £97.1 million today. This resulted in an unprecedented £1.000,- bounty, which was never collected.

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