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The title of this article is conjectural.
- "You know my father was an admiral—and a traitor. He patrolled these very waters, took bribes from pirates—gold and silver—allowed them to sail with impunity!"
- ―Armando Salazar
- "He was arrested when I was a boy, and soon after, they came to our house and took my mother away, dragged her to a workhouse. The wife of a traitor must pay for his sins."
- ―Armando Salazar
A man of Spanish origin, son of an unnamed man and his wife, at some point in his life he had a son named Armando Salazar. At some unspecified moment, he joined the Spanish Royal Navy, rising through the ranks until he became an admiral. His high station wasn't enough for him, though, because while he was patrolling through the waters of the Caribbean Sea, he allowed himself to be bribed by the same outlaws he was supposed to bring to justice. Pirates gave him gold and silver and in exchange he allowed them to sail with impunity. The admiral's criminal activities were eventually discovered by the Spanish authorities and he was arrested for treason. His wife was dragged to a workhouse where she died some time later. The admiral was released from prison a year after his wife's death, but when he returned home his son greeted him with a knife, killing him.
Behind the scenesEdit
- His name is never mentioned, but it's obvious that his last name was Salazar, as being a member of the Salazar family.
- Although Armando Salazar claims that his father's life was taken by pirates in Dead Men Tell No Tales, the film's novelization explains that Salazar himself killed him for dealing with pirates. It was also confirmed by Jerry Bruckheimer that pirates corrupted Salazar's father.
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (First mentioned)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Novelization
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ The timeline established in On Stranger Tides (which takes place in 1750) and Dead Men Tell No Tales (which takes place in 1751) sets Armando Salazar's death in the Devil's Triangle around 1708. It is assumable he killed his father at least ten or fifteen years earlier, the time he would need to grow up, join the Spanish Navy, and rise to the rank of captain.
- ↑ Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Novelization, p155.
- ↑ According to an interview with the film's producer, Jerry Bruckheimer, in the spring issue of Disney's official fan magazine twenty three, there's a reason Salazar has a thing against pirates. "Pirates corrupted his father and he lost his life, and Captain Jack Sparrow was the one who caused him to be 'the undead.' So Salazar wants to avenge what happened to him because of Captain Jack Sparrow," said Bruckheimer.