Jules Bois

French writer born in 1868. He wrote Le Satanisme et la magie (Satanism and Magic).

Alfred Dreyfus

French artillery officer of Jewish ancestry born in 1859. Tried for treason in the infamous “Dreyfus Affair”.

A.E. Waite

American-born English poet & scholarly mystic born in 1857. Wrote extensively on occult & esoteric matters.

Louis Riel

Canadian politician, founder of Manitoba province, & political leader of the Métis people, born in 1844.

Chuck Berry

American singer, songwriter, guitarist, & music pioneer known as the “Father of Rock and Roll”.

Diana Dors

English actor & singer born in 1931. Rose to fame as “blonde bombshell” in the style of Marilyn Monroe.

Ludmilla Tchérina

French prima ballerina, sculptor, actor, painter, choreographer, & author of two novels, born in 1924.

Aleister Crowley

English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, & founder of the religion Thelema.

Prosper Mérimée

French writer, pioneer of the novella, archeologist, & historian born in 1803.

Jack Parsons

American rocket engineer, chemist, & Thelemite occultist born in 1914.