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:

Since this subject has attracted hoaxes, folklore, and tall tales, the inclusion of historical persons is limited based on considerations of accepted historical fact - a restriction which obviously does not apply to legendary or mythological figures.

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


Classical mythology

Ancient world

Medieval Europe



Nineteenth century

Twentieth century

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