Robert Fludd

1574 - 1637

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Robert Fludd, also known as Robertus de Fluctibus (17 January 1574 – 8 September 1637), was a prominent English Paracelsian physician with both scientific and occult interests. He is remembered as an astrologer, mathematician, cosmologist, Qabalist and Rosicrucian. Fludd is best known for his compilations in occult philosophy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Fludd has received more than 290,661 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Fludd is the 23rd most popular occultist (up from 507th in 2019), the 1,165th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,052nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular British Occultist.

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Among occultists, Robert Fludd ranks 23 out of 9Before him are Guido von List, Gérard Encausse, Alice Bailey, Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin, and Franz Bardon. After him are Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński, Nina Kulagina, Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, Charles Webster Leadbeater, Michael Scot, and Elias Ashmole.

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Among people born in 1574, Robert Fludd ranks 8Before him are Handan Sultan, Anne of Denmark, William Oughtred, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania, and Frederick IV, Elector Palatine. After him are Wilhelm Kettler, Feng Menglong, Elisabeth of Lorraine, John Wilbye, and Thomas Heywood. Among people deceased in 1637, Robert Fludd ranks 7Before him are Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, Ben Jonson, Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy, Christina of Lorraine, Charles I Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, and Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc. After him are William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Isaac Beeckman, Péter Pázmány, Pierre Vernier, and Lorenzo Ruiz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Fludd ranks 1,165 out of 6,924Before him are Annie Chapman (1841), Seamus Heaney (1939), Daniel Burley Woolfall (1852), Joan Robinson (1903), Clive Granger (1934), and John Hunter (1728). After him are John Lindley (1799), Patrick Macnee (1922), John Entwistle (1944), James Jeans (1877), Mary Dyer (1611), and John Webster (1578).

Among OCCULTISTS In United Kingdom

Among occultists born in United Kingdom, Robert Fludd ranks 5Before him are John Dee (1527), Aleister Crowley (1875), Edward Kelley (1555), and Alice Bailey (1880). After him are Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers (1854), Charles Webster Leadbeater (1854), Michael Scot (1175), Elias Ashmole (1617), Algernon Blackwood (1869), Dion Fortune (1890), and Israel Regardie (1907).