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List of famous astrologers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top astrologers in the world? This includes the most prominent astrologers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. Science lovers will also enjoy the greatest scientific breakthroughs of 2017 and this simple guide on how to become an astrologist in two weeks. This list of notable astrologers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic astrologers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned astrologers.

This list of popular astrologists includes William Lilly and Claudius Ptolemy. Featuring the great scientists of astrology, this list has them all! 

From reputable, prominent, and well known astrologers to the lesser known astrologers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the astrologer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous astrologers ever?" and "What are the names of famous astrologers?" then you're in the right place. 

Galileo Galilei is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Astrologers
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Galileo Galilei, often known mononymously as Galileo, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the scientific revolution during the Renaissance. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical ...more

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Age: Died at 78 (1564-1642)

Birthplace: Pisa, Italy

Nationality: Grand Duchy of Tuscany

Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, Astrologer Astronomer

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#57 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#35 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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#7 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Ptolemy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Astrologers
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Claudius Ptolemy was a Greco-Egyptian writer of Alexandria, known as a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology. He lived in the city of Alexandria in the Roman province of Egypt, wrote in Greek, and held Roman citizenship. Beyond that, ...more

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Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt

Nationality: Roman Empire

Profession: Mathematician, Geographer, Astrologer, Philosopher Astronomer

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Aleister Crowley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Astrologers
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Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley was a British occultist, writer and mystic. He is perhaps best known today for his occult writings, especially The Book of the Law, the central sacred text of Thelema. Crowley was also an influential member in several occult organizations, including ...more

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Age: Died at 72 (1875-1947)

Birthplace: Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Profession: Poet, Novelist, Astrologer, Writer Mountaineer

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#23 on The Most Psychedelic People Ever

#17 on Famous Supernatural Writers

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Dorotheus of Sidon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Astrologers
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Dorotheus of Sidon was a 1st-century Hellenistic astrologer who wrote a didactic poem on horoscopic astrology known in Greek as the Pentateuch. The Pentateuch, which was a textbook on Hellenistic astrology, has come down to us mainly from an Arabic translation dating from around 800 AD carried out ...more

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Profession: Astrologer

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Nostradamus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Astrologers
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Michel de Nostredame, usually Latinised as Nostradamus, was a French apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have since become famous worldwide. He is best known for his book Les Propheties, the first edition of which appeared in 1555. Since the publication of this ...more

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Age: Died at 63 (1503-1566)

Birthplace: Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

Nationality: France

Profession: Author, Translator, Apothecary

Credits: Prophecies of Nostradamus

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#37 on Famous Supernatural Writers

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Giordano Bruno is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Astrologers
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Giordano Bruno, born Filippo Bruno, was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician, poet, and astrologer. He is celebrated for his cosmological theories, which went even further than the then-novel Copernican model. He proposed that the stars were just distant suns surrounded by their ...more

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Age: Died at 52 (1548-1600)

Birthplace: Nola, Italy

Nationality: Italy

Profession: Mathematician, Astrologer, Writer, Philosopher

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#46 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#83 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#15 on Famous Supernatural Writers

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Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Astrologers
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Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim was a German magician, occult writer, theologian, astrologer, and alchemist. ...more

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Age: Died at 49 (1486-1535)

Birthplace: Cologne, Germany

Nationality: Germany

Profession: Alchemist, Soldier, Physician, Astrologer Magician

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#43 on Famous Supernatural Writers

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William Lilly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Astrologers
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William Lilly


William Lilly has been described as "the most abused as well as the most celebrated astrologer of the seventeenth century". Born the son of a yeoman farmer in Leicestershire, Lilly travelled to London as a youth to take up a servant's position. Seven years later he secured his fortune by marrying ...more

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Age: Died at 79 (1602-1681)

Birthplace: Diseworth, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Profession: Astrologer, Writer

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