Manly P. Hall

1901 - 1990

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Manly Palmer Hall (18 March 1901 – 29 August 1990) was a Canadian author, lecturer, astrologer and mystic. Over his 70-year career he gave thousands of lectures, including two at Carnegie Hall, and published over 150 volumes, of which the best known is The Secret Teachings of All Ages (1928). In 1934 he founded The Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manly P. Hall has received more than 856,065 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Manly P. Hall is the 37th most popular occultist (down from 36th in 2019), the 307th most popular biography from Canada (down from 241st in 2019) and the most popular Occultist.

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Among occultists, Manly P. Hall ranks 37 out of 37Before him are Stanislas de Guaita, A. E. Waite, Elias Ashmole, Dion Fortune, Otto Witte, and Israel Regardie.

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Among people born in 1901, Manly P. Hall ranks 210Before him are Haj Ali Razmara, Jan de Quay, Cecília Meireles, Peter van de Kamp, Hugo Haas, and Mark Donskoy. After him are Casiano Chavarría, Gaston Waringhien, Sergey Obraztsov, Max Lorenz, Lajos Dinnyés, and Suzanne Lilar. Among people deceased in 1990, Manly P. Hall ranks 181Before him are Horst Bienek, Concha Piquer, Carl A. Wirtanen, Turan Dursun, Léopold Anoul, and Paco Godia. After him are Araken Patusca, Nadia Gamal, Jack Gilford, Roman Vishniac, Mário Pinto de Andrade, and Germán Suárez Flamerich.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Manly P. Hall ranks 307 out of 1,350Before him are Kevin Durand (1974), Edward Belcher (1799), Bob Rock (1954), Julie Payette (1963), Kenneth Welsh (1942), and Jacques Plante (1929). After him are Anne Carson (1950), Shyla Stylez (1982), Edward Routh (1831), Brock Chisholm (1896), Edge (1973), and Robin Sharma (1965).

Among OCCULTISTS In Canada

Among occultists born in Canada, Manly P. Hall ranks 1