Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa

1486 - 1535

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Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim (; German: [aˈgʀɪpa]; 14 September 1486 – 18 February 1535) was a German polymath, physician, legal scholar, soldier, theologian, and occult writer. Agrippa's Three Books of Occult Philosophy published in 1533 drew heavily upon Kabbalah, Hermeticism, and neo-Platonism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa has received more than 690,668 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa is the 11th most popular occultist (up from 198th in 2019), the 316th most popular biography from Germany (down from 4th in 2019) and the most popular German Occultist.

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa is most famous for his three volume work on the occult, De Occulta Philosophia.

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Among occultists, Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa ranks 11 out of 9Before him are John Dee, Aleister Crowley, Count of St. Germain, Helena Blavatsky, Alessandro Cagliostro, and Anton LaVey. After him are Allan Kardec, Edgar Cayce, Joachim of Fiore, Éliphas Lévi, Edward Kelley, and Guido von List.

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Among people born in 1486, Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa ranks 3Before him are Andrea del Sarto and Arthur, Prince of Wales. After him are Jacopo Sansovino, Sher Shah Suri, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Charles III, Duke of Savoy, Francysk Skaryna, Ahuitzotl, Martin Agricola, Johann Eck, and Domenico di Pace Beccafumi. Among people deceased in 1535, Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa ranks 2Before him is Thomas More. After him are Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, Francesco II Sforza, Lorenzo Costa, Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg, Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, John Fisher, Ippolito de' Medici, Bartolomeo Tromboncino, and Gustav Trolle.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa ranks 316 out of 5,289Before him are Heinrich Müller (1900), Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Christian III of Denmark (1503), Otto Lilienthal (1848), Hans Eysenck (1916), and Fritz Sauckel (1894). After him are Emil Kraepelin (1856), Peter Behrens (1868), Sophie Scholl (1921), Valdemar I of Denmark (1131), Robert Bosch (1861), and Alexandra Feodorovna (1798).

Among OCCULTISTS In Germany

Among occultists born in Germany, Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa ranks 1After him are Otto Witte (1872).