List of occultists

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This list comprises and encompasses people, both contemporary and historical, who are or were professionally or otherwise notably involved in occult practices. People who were or are merely believers of occult practices should not be included unless they played a leading or otherwise significant part in the practice of occultism.

Antiquity[edit]

People professionally or notably involved in occultism prior to the Middle ages

Apollonius of Tyana

Middle Ages[edit]

People professionally or notably involved in occultism during the Middle ages (circa 500-1500)

Abraham abulafia

16th-century[edit]

People professionally or notably involved in occultism during the 16th-century

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa00

17th-century[edit]

People professionally or notably involved in occultism during the 17th-century

Elias Ashmole by John Riley

18th-century[edit]

People professionally or notably involved in occultism during the Age of Enlightenment (18th-century)

Ulrica Arfvidsson

19th-century[edit]

People professionally or notably involved in occultism during the 19th-century

Portrait of Mlle Lenormand from The Court of Napoleon
The Fox sisters. From left to right: Margaret, Kate and Leah

20th-century[edit]

People professionally or notably involved in occultism during the 20th century;

21st-century[edit]

People professionally or notably involved in occultism during the 21st century;

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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