List of occultists

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List of notable occultists and mystics.

This is a list of notable people, whether contemporary, historical or legendary, who are or were involved in any of the following practices and traditions:

For a list of sleight of hand artists and practitioners of stage magic, see: List of magicians.

Classical mythology[edit]

Ancient world[edit]

Medieval Europe[edit]



Nineteenth century[edit]

Twentieth century[edit]



  1. ^ de Laurence, L. W. (2007). Great Book of Magical Art, Hindu Magic and East Indian Occultism, and the Book of Secret Hindu, Ceremonial, and Talismanic Magic. p. 315. 
  2. ^ Copenhaver, Brian P. (1978). Symphorien Champier and the Reception of the Occultist Tradition in Renaissance France. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 9783110805512. 
  3. ^ Steiner, George (2011). The Poetry of Thought: From Hellenism to Celan. New Directions Publishing. p. 34. 
  4. ^ Taylor, Thomas (1834). Translation from the Greek of the following treatises ¬of ¬Plotinus: viz. on suicide, to which is added an extract from the Harleian MS. of the scholia of Olympiodorus, on the Phaedo of Plato respecting suicide, accompanied by the Greek text, two books on truly existing being, and extracts from his treatise on the manner in which the multitude of ideas subsists, and concerning the good : with additional notes from Porphyry and Proclus. p. 7. 
  5. ^ Horst Miers, Lexikon des Geheimwissens, Goldmann, München 1993, s.v. Frater V.D., p. 222

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