We’ve heard all about and maybe even between us, but when it comes to magic, we saw the real witches that limit them to the Harry Potter books. The closest we come to a “real” magic of the wizard we see on TV. For David Blaine and Chris Angel and step wizards make way for the ten that were far from hypothetical, but it’s time. They took on a very different level of magic and raised more than one eyebrow talking about. Therefore, we who look closer to real life magicians them to make it on the list and.
1. Aleister Crowley
This man was as the “Wickedest Man” and named for good reason. He was the greatest occultist in the world and worked with the magic of modern occultists like the size. joined. His work was the main cause of conflicts between faiths and French branches in London and order. They left soon launched its own secret society group. He said that a society Thelemic belief was based on what she had made A.A which was established in 1907. He Horus (Egyptian were messengers of God) who claims he was given instructions from Aiwass. Apparently the Holy Prophet told it to a new era, he said. The society started law, “It will do”. He then settled in Sicily. Crowley was not only involved in the regression of spirit magic, death from ancient Egypt and claimed to recover the memories of his past life as Eliphas Levi. Hard to believe, is read.
2. Eliphas Levi
We read about the magic of the Victorian age, Eliphas Levi’s name is bound to come. It was a man “Transcendental Magic, its theory and practice” the biggest impact on the many secret societies around the world and the influence was. Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn was one of the many societies based on the functioning of this book. She met Edward Lytton Bulwer- he began working his magic in the year 1853. Lytton author levy was introduced Rosicrucianism (a secret society based in magical medieval Germany). The tarot cards introduced and the importance they have today as well as a direct link to the inverted pentagram and good to evil, he said. The biggest job was to introduce the three basic principles of magic surrounding the Victorian age: they were
- That the human willpower could achieve both ordinary and miraculous feats,
- That what we see in the materialistic universe is just one part of reality and
- That a human person is a reflection of
the universe on a tiny level and that they are linked and if they act on
one, the other could be affected as well.
3. Edward Talbot
Also known as Edward Kelly, Talbot was a close friend and colleague John Dee. He spent a few years in Europe to share their love for magic. Kelley’s Enochian (a magical characters have been discussing the alphabet). He claimed that the use of a crystal ball to talk to the spirits. Unlike the more belief in magic theory to John Dee, Kelley was a believer in chemistry. He said the 1580 discovery of “a magical book called the Book of Dunstan” he said. It apparently was a magic can turn any metal into gold by using a red powder. Pair D and distribution Kelly, Kelley remained in Europe and continued his work with chemicals. Vilem Rozmberk, was a Bohemian Count Kelley and many property knighted in 1590 by King Rudolph II Alchemist years. Sadly, the killing of years there were rumors of his arrest to the metal held in 1591 had to turn to gold. California if they agreed that the year 1595 was released, he was arrested again, he went back on his promise. He is imprisoned in the castle was finally changed to metal Hnevin gold.
4. John Dee
Dee was both a mystical and a scientific adviser to England’s Queen Elizabeth I. He was a very intelligent man who took to studying every field he could get his hands on. He published a book called Monas Hyroglyphica which was a glyph that represented creation and its unity. Soon after his theoretical take on the spirit world, he wanted more and looked for a way to connect with the spirits directly. It was then that Dee met Edward Talbot (later to be known as Edward Kelley). Kelley was a close partner and sorcerer to Dee and they both travelled Europe displaying their magical skills to royalty. In the year 1587, Kelley told Dee that he had spoken to the “angels” and they told him that the duo needed to share each other’s wives. John Dee left Edward and returned back to England after hearing this and became a warden in Manchester at Christ’s College.
5. Cornelius Agrippa
Often referred to as the greatest magician of his time, Agrippa was a brilliant writer. He has authored many books on the functioning of the dark arts and their use. One of his most famous books, “De Lay Philosophia Libra Three” “Three Books of Occult Philosophy” in the translation. Natural magic or alchemy and astronomy student meeting and vocal magic or spirits – is working on a book that showed a three-level system of magic. He believed and wrote that the magic was rooted in the divine work. Agrippa studied and classified the work and practice to get to a point that they get rid of pests around the house, where he wrote about the contemporary spirit. Though Agrippa was a powerful sorcerer, he was sure it was around the end of 1530. He will be studying and believing in Hell secret. He even using his powers but he did warn readers about the book remains a mystery to leave suddenly dark arts.
6. Hew Draper
In the 1500’s, carve Draper was used to run a hotel but was caught and it’s rumored that she would kill the magic was imprisoned in the Tower of London. He was at the tower, he decided to join the very last prisoners engraved drawings. Was something that took everyone by surprise and decided to join the walls. He engraved a detailed astrological design and complete with all the zodiac signs. May 30th, 1561. They decided on, but when the day came, they did not disappear know – then he wrote his name and a date. He did not escape death or died in prison in that city or elsewhere. People were convinced that he was the wizard.
7. Papus – Real Life Wizards
Also known as Gerard Encausse, the great Papus was born in the year 1865. He was an occult writer and even wrote many books on the dark arts which he practiced regularly. In the year 1888, Papus founded an occult group named the Kabbalistic Order of the Rose-Croix. While participating in his group, he was a part of other magic societies such as the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and the Hermetic Brotherhood of Light. His biggest known magical outing was during the 1900’s when he visited Tsarina Alexandra and Tsar Nicholas II in Russia. In 1905 when he visited the Russian family, he conjured the Tsar’s father’s spirit who said that the throne would be lost by Nicholas II by an uprising of the people. He even said that the uprising would not happen as long as Papus is alive. When the wizard died, Nicholas II was overthrown just 141 days later.
Born in 1493 as Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, Paracelsus was a brilliant man who excelled in medicine, astrology, botany and alchemy. He is the person who named zinc and he is responsible for tracking the psychological roots to numerous illnesses. Paracelsus used astronomy along with his medicines to treat his patients and believed that in order for man to have good health, they had to be in harmony with nature. He developed the “Alphabet of the Magi” which is a magical language that calls upon spirits to help in the healing process of patients. He became famous for his “magical healing” methods where he combined medicine, astronomy and alchemy together to treat people in his own way.
9. Hayyim Samuel Jacob Falk
Rabbi Hayyim Samuel Jacob Falk was born in Germany in the year 1708 but fled to London in fright of being burnt to death. He entered London in the 1940’s and he was instantly known as the Baal Shem of London because of his impressive mystic skills. Apparently he could move objects with his mind and he even once filled a cellar with coal by using a few incantations. It has also been said that the rabbi saved the Great Synagogue in London from a fire just by writing a few words in Hebrew on the pillars. He even gave a magical ring to the Duke of Orleans to ensure that the succession to the throne would remain within the family. The ring was handed down to the Dukes son who eventually became French King Louis Philippe.
10. Nicholas Flamel
Most Harry Potter fans will know her name. He created the philosophers stone and years of know Dumbledore in more than 600 older French wizard. Of course, it was only a book and film. In real life, he was known to have been involved in Flamel chemistry. Flamel wrote the researchers involved in the dark arts while he was traveling to Santiago DE Compostela. After becoming a magician people Flamel and his wife had become extremely wealthy and in doing so used the power of his magic concluded. The truth is not known, that the goods were two shops owned and run and they say came from his wife’s inheritance. Nicolas Flamel died in 1418 but her story is being told today, you can check here.