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  • There are days coming.

  • Welcome toe watch, Mojo.

  • And today we're counting down our picks for the top 10 real life wizards of the world.

  • Whatever the truth, his image has become a modern icon off evil and darkness.

  • You have summoned the Prince of Temptation.

  • For what purpose?

  • I think Gerald felt he was a nothing less than a sacred mission.

  • And now he had found his audience for this list.

  • We're looking at the most famous, intriguing and influential purported magic users in history.

  • We will be including faith healers, spirit mediums, alchemists and self described magicians.

  • If we forgot someone important, please enchant us with your knowledge in the comments.

  • Number 10 hime small Yacoub Valcke, Better known as the Baal Shem of London Hime.

  • Falco was a mysterious rabbi of uncertain origins either Bavaria or paid Olya in modern day Ukraine in Westphalia, Germany.

  • He was almost burned at the stake but found refuge with a German count and eventually moved to London.

  • Felt practiced various mystic arts, including alchemy and practical kabbalah.

  • He gave frequent demonstrations of his magical abilities, giving rise to numerous legends.

  • It was said he could discover gold underground, keep candles lit for an impossible duration and even put out a fire at a synagogue by writing in Hebrew on the door.

  • Number nine.

  • A been awesome Cox Toys Human sometimes described as the Japanese equivalent of Merlin Obey.

  • No, Sammy was an own yogi or spiritually diviner who advised emperors during the Heian period.

  • In addition to advising the emperor on spiritual matters, Semi also conducted exorcisms, warded off evil spirits and was supposedly skilled locating lost objects.

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  • Sammy also divined the future.

  • After his death, numerous folk tales sprang up about him, including that he was half Kitson, or Fox Spirit.

  • On his mother's side.

  • One has to wonder if he foresaw just how great his reputation would become.

  • Number eight Dion Fortune.

  • A British occultist during the early 20th century, Dion Fortune was one of the foremost female magic practitioners of her time.

  • Born Violet first fortune became involved in several spiritually groups, including Alfa Omega, a daughter organization of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.

  • She also co founded one of her own, the fraternity of the inner Light, which still exists today.

  • Fortune was a prolific writer and infused her own ideas on occultism in both her fiction and nonfiction works.

  • Although a practicing medium, fortune claimed that she did not contact deceased spirits, but instead enlightened masters who had ascended to a higher state of being spirits from the other site.

  • Number seven.

  • Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, WFAN Netas Time A literal Renaissance Men Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa had many talents, including occult research.

  • The German polymath is best known for writing occult books, particularly his three books of occult philosophy, which include information on magical disciplines such as alchemy, scratching and the four Classical Elements.

  • A group of also developed a celestial alphabet, which could supposedly be used to converse with Angels I new.

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  • You're always so you got to please.

  • Unsurprisingly, he had several conflicts with the church, though he was never formally persecuted.

  • Towards the end of his life, however, he appeared to recant at least some of his earlier writings, warning against the quote Deceits of devils.

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  • Number six John D.

  • Another Renaissance man, John D.

  • Was a British scholar whose pursuits included both science and Magic and advisor to Queen Elizabeth.

  • The First D acted as the court astronomer.

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  • His studies also included alchemy in divination.

  • After leaving the Queen Service D traveled Europe with another well known occultist, Edward Kelly.

  • Together they developed the Inoki in language, another proposed language of the Angels.

  • Your egos astounding.

  • Although the duo performed magic for royalty all over Europe, these focus on contacting angelic beings brought him back to England, where he eventually died.

  • Destitute number five Gerald Gardner.

  • There's a good chance you've heard of this weekend Pioneers.

  • Most famous work.

  • The Book of Shadows.

  • An English civil servant, Gerald Gardner found a new purpose after retirement, teaching a version of the pagan faith that he claimed came from the secretive, mysterious new Forest coven.

  • Impending his spell book, The Book of Shadows.

  • He took ideas from other cultists, such as Alistair Crowley as well as free Mason rituals.

  • I think Gerald felt he was a nothing less than a sacred mission, and now he had found his audience.

  • Gardner also founded the brick.

  • It would Coven, wrote several other books on witchcraft and curated a museum about the subject, helping spread his beliefs too much of the English speaking world magic change Gerald's life.

  • It gave him a vision of a new type of religion on it drove him to push back the boundaries of the possible number.

  • Four LF as Levi, born Alphonse Louis costar Eliphas Levi was an influential French occultist, sage, socialist and pan humanist.

  • As a young man, he trained to become a Catholic priest but left the priesthood and dedicated his energy towards revolutionary social change.

  • In his middle years, he became a ceremonial magician and wrote extensively on magic with a particular interest in tarot.

  • He stood out as an independent thinker who a shoot ideas like spiritualism and reincarnation and retained an attachment to Catholic teachings.

  • It was this divergence from his contemporaries that made him so popular and influential.

  • Number three.

  • Helena Boulevard Ski.

  • She was a genius.

  • Nobody before her had the audacity to try to do a global reinterpretation of spirituality the way that she did a controversial figure.

  • Helena Boulevard Ski was a Russian spiritualist and the founder of the esoteric religion, Theosophy.

  • Well traveled.

  • Lebowski first gained fame in the United States as a spirit medium.

  • She claimed that she could contact Elemental that inhabited the psychic shells of the deceased.

  • Although very interested in spiritualism, H PBS understanding of the phenomenon was somewhat different than her fellow mediums.

  • But she did explore this world.

  • Andi produced many manifestations.

  • Her demonstrations of occult phenomena generated both excitement and accusations that she was a fraud.

  • What I say is this You do not know me for whatever there is inside.

  • It is not what you think it ISS.

  • During her life, she published several books detailing her Theus Optical Outlook, which merged occult beliefs with ancient teachings from both the West and East.

  • Her teachings proved immensely influential, especially in the New Age movement.

  • Number two Grigori Rasputin.

  • You don't need psychic powers who have seen this one coming.

  • This Russian mystic and faith healer is famous or infamous for his involvement with the last royal family of Russia.

  • Rasputin was instrumental in wiping out the 300 year old dynasty on changing the history of Russia forever.

  • Grigori Rasputin gained tremendous influence due to his purported ability to heal the Romanov royal heir, Alexei of Hemophilia.

  • It's also been claimed that he was able to hypnotize people.

  • But the most astonishing tales are those surrounding his death, although the exact circumstances of his murder remains unsolved.

  • The man was supposedly poisoned multiple times, and shot Instill didn't die with a violent movement.

  • Rasputin jumped to his feet.

  • This dying, poisoned shot written creature on all fours made his way up the staircase and out into the courtyard, while further gunshots did do him in the fact that it took so much to kill him certainly feel supernatural.

  • No one could be sure whether Rasputin was simply a misunderstood peasant or a devil in the flesh.

  • Whatever the truth, his image has become a modern icon off evil and darkness.

  • Before we unveil our topic, here are some honorable mentions.

  • Huge raper charged with sorcery.

  • He carved an astrological map in his cell.

  • Israel regard e once Alister Crowley secretary.

  • He revealed secret rituals to the world.

  • Gerard ACOs, also known as poppers, hypnotist and popularizer of modern occultism, Te'o Frost is fun.

  • Hoffenheim, also known as Paracelsus, this Swiss alchemist created the alphabet of the Magic I, Cora LV Scott on American spiritualist, who delivered lectures in a trance.

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  • Number one Alister Crowley.

  • The quintessential modern occultist, Crowley took inspiration from those who came before him and exerted a strong influence over those who came after.

  • After joining the hermetic order of the Golden Dawn, the English occultist went on to found his own religious movement, Salima.

  • Declaring himself the prophet of a new age, he preached the maxim, Do what Thou wilt shall be the whole of the law.

  • A prolific writer, he penned numerous books and essays filled with rituals and magic, spelled with a C K, including various forms of sex magic.

  • His writings also touch on banishing and summoning spirits, astral projection and divination, just to name a few Crowley's extensive writings as well as his opponents.

  • Attempts to demonize him have lead to lasting fame and study.

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