Occultists


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:

The subject is one that has attracted hoaxes, folklore, and tall tales; the inclusion of a person on this list means only that they have been associated with the practice of paranormal magic, but not necessarily that they did practice it.


Famous magicians:

Some historical or legendary magicians, wizards, witches, or people who have been claimed to be so, are:


Classical mythology:

Ancient world:

Mediæval Europe:

Renaissance:

Enlightenment and early modern period:

Nineteenth century:

Twentieth century:

Magical movements, societies, and organisations:

Rosicrucian Movements:

Other Mystical Movements:



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