Famous Witches - Modern Era Witches

"Modern Era" for these purposes includes witch and occult figures from the 19th and early 20th Century, including the early influences on modern Wicca:

Joan Wytte (1775 - 1813) | Tamsin Blight (1798 - 1856) | Marie Laveau (c.1801 - 1881) | Eliphas Lévi (1810 - 1875) | George Pickingill (c.1816 - c.1909) | Charles Leland (1824 - 1903) | A. E. Waite (1857 - 1942) | Margaret Murray (1863 - 1963) | Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947) | Gerald Gardner (1884 - 1964) | Dion Fortune (1890 - 1946)

You can use the Witches Menu on the right of each page to navigate around this section, and to access other historical periods (such as the sections on Biblical, Mythical and Folklore Witches, Medieval and Renaissance Witches and Contemporary Witches).

 




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