Joachim of Fiore

1135 - 1202

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Joachim of Fiore, also known as Joachim of Flora and in Italian Gioacchino da Fiore (c. 1135 – 30 March 1202), was an Italian Christian theologian, Catholic abbot, and the founder of the monastic order of San Giovanni in Fiore. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joachim of Fiore has received more than 260,172 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Joachim of Fiore is the 14th most popular occultist (up from 546th in 2019), the 673rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 617th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Occultist.

Joachim of Fiore was an Italian theologian and mystic who lived from 1135-1202. He is most famous for his idea of the three ages of history. He believed that all of history was divided into three periods: the age of the Father, the age of the Son, and the age of the Holy Spirit.

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Among occultists, Joachim of Fiore ranks 14 out of 9Before him are Helena Blavatsky, Alessandro Cagliostro, Anton LaVey, Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, Allan Kardec, and Edgar Cayce. After him are Éliphas Lévi, Edward Kelley, Guido von List, Gérard Encausse, Alice Bailey, and Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels.

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Among people born in 1135, Joachim of Fiore ranks 3Before him are Chrétien de Troyes and Léonin. After him are Bernart de Ventadorn, Inge I of Norway, Joscelin III, Count of Edessa, Walter of Châtillon, and Sharaf al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī. Among people deceased in 1202, Joachim of Fiore ranks 1After him are Sverre of Norway, Canute VI of Denmark, Alain de Lille, Mieszko III the Old, Blondel de Nesle, Inge Magnusson, and Gaucelm Faidit.

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Among people born in Italy, Joachim of Fiore ranks 673 out of 4,088Before him are Marozia (890), Amilcare Ponchielli (1834), Pupienus (170), Sejanus (-20), Pescennius Niger (135), and Vitiges (475). After him are Maria Luisa of Savoy (1688), Laura Bassi (1711), Francesca da Rimini (1259), Pope Romanus (850), Pope Severinus (600), and Luca della Robbia (1399).


Among occultists born in Italy, Joachim of Fiore ranks 2Before him are Alessandro Cagliostro (1743).