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List of 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.

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

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:


Enlightenment and early modern period:

Nineteenth century:

Twentieth century:

Magical movements, societies, and organisations:

Fictional wizards, magicians, and witches:

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... was born on October 25, 1929 in Los Angeles to Charles and Elizabeth McReynolds. In 1951 he joined the Socialist Party of America (SPA) and in 1953 he graduated from ...

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