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Abraham, The Jew

Abraham, The Jew

Abraham, The Jew: (Alchemist and magician, circa, 1400). Comparatively few biographical facts are forthcoming concerning this German Jew, who was ...
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Alfarabi

Alfarabi

Alfarabi (d. 954) Arab alchemist second to JABIR IBN HAYYAR (Geber) in repute during his lifetime. Alfarabi 11 Alfarabi was ...
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Aluys, Albert

Aluys, Albert

Albert Aluys (18th c.) was a French fraudulent alchemist. Albert Aluys (also given as Alnys) was stepson to the alchemist ...
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Apollonius of Tyana

Apollonius of Tyana

Apollonius of Tyana (first c. C.E.) One of the most reputed Adepts of the Roman Empire, skilled in healing, Magic, ...
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Artephius

Artephius

Artephius (12th c.) Mysterious Hermetic philosopher and alchemist alleged to have lived more than 1,000 years, thanks to the secrets ...
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Ashmole, Elias

Ashmole, Elias

Elias Ashmole (1617–1692) was an English historian and scholar with an intense interest in Alchemy. Elias Ashmole is best known ...
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Bacon, Roger

Bacon, Roger

RogerBacon (1214–1292) The earliest alchemist in England, known as Doctor Mirabilis. Roger Bacon was a philosopher, a genius, and a ...
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Bernard of Trèves

Bernard of Trèves

Bernard of Trèves (1406–1490) Alchemist also known as Bernard Trèvisan, who spent a fortune and endured a life of hardship ...
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Böhme, Jakob

Böhme, Jakob

Böhme, Jakob (1575–1624) Bohemian shoemaker and mystic, whose works are important to a spiritual interpretation of Alchemy. Jakob Böhme (also ...
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Boyle, Robert

Boyle, Robert

Robert Boyle (1627–1691) was an Irish physicist, chemist, and alchemist. Robert Boyle was of noble birth, the 14th child of ...
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Brahe, Tycho

Brahe, Tycho

Tycho Brahe (1546–1601) was a Danish astronomer and alchemist. Tycho Brahe is best known for his astronomical observations that led ...
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Cagliostro, Count Alessandro

Cagliostro, Count Alessandro

Count Alessandro Cagliostro (1743–1795) was an Italian occultist and alchemist, reputed to be one of the most celebrated magicians of ...
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Charnock, Thomas

Charnock, Thomas

Thomas Charnock (1526–1581) was an English alchemist. Thomas Charnock was born in 1524 in Faversham, Kent. In his early twenties, ...
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Coeur, Jacques

Coeur, Jacques

Coeur, Jacques (15th c.) French fraudulent alchemist. Jacques Coeur was a fl amboyant man who enjoyed prestige in the court ...
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D’Apone, Pietro

D’Apone, Pietro

D’Apone, Pietro (b. 1250) Italian physician, alchemist, and reputed magician who met his demise in the Inquisition. Many of the ...
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Damian, John

John Damian (15th–16th c.) was a Scottish alchemist who assisted King James IV (1473–1513). John Damian apparently lacked great alchemical ...
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de Rupecissa, John

de Rupecissa, John

de Rupecissa, John (14th c.) French monk and alchemist of dubious reputation. John de Rupecissa was a Franciscan who gained ...
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Dee, John

Dee, John

John Dee (1527–1608) was an Alchemist, mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer, sometimes called the last royal magician because of his astrological ...
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