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Famous Rosicrucians List 

Xavier Freeman
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List Rules Members of historical and modern Rosicrucian groups

List of Famous Rosicrucians ranked by fame and popularity. Rosicrucians are a secret society based on ancient documents that were first published in Germany. Rosicrucianism has influenced several Freemason rites including the Rectified Scottish Rite and the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite. Over time, several prominent politicians and influential members of society have been associates of the Rosicrucians.

Who are some of the most famous and influential Rosicrucians? George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin were all members of the secret society. The prolific writer Victor Hugo was also rumored to be a Rosicrucian. Hugo wrote brilliant novels such as “Les Miserables” and “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.” He was a man of great principles and he decided to live in exile after Louis Napoleon established an anti-parliamentary constitution in France.

Writer, activist and revolutionary Thomas Paine was also a Rosicrucian. Paine famously encouraged the patriots to declare independence from England at the start of the American Revolutionary War. The Italian philosopher Giordano Bruno also followed the teachings of Rosicrucianism.

What do you think of secret societies like the Rosicrucians? Check out this list of famous Rosicrucians and let us know what you think about secret societies in the comments section.
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George Washington is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 67 (1732-1799) from Virginia
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 56 (1809-1865) from Hodgenville
Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 84 (1706-1790) from Boston
Walt Disney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 65 (1901-1966) from USA
Victor Hugo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 83 (1802-1885) from Besançon
Isaac Newton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 84 (1643-1727) from Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth
Leonardo da Vinci is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 67 (1452-1519) from Vinci
Thomas Paine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 72 (1737-1809) from Thetford
Dante Alighieri is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 56 (1265-1321) from Florence
Blaise Pascal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 39 (1623-1662) from Clermont-Ferrand
Édith Piaf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 48 (1915-1963) from Belleville
Napoleon Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 52 (1769-1821) from Ajaccio
Giordano Bruno is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 52 (1548-1600) from Nola
William Lloyd Garrison ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 74 (1805-1879) from Newburyport
René Descartes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 54 (1596-1650) from Descartes
George Lippard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
George Lippard Dec. at 32 (1822-1854) from West Nantmeal Township
John Brown is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 57 (1826-1883) from Crathie
Gilbert du Motier, Marqu... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 77 (1757-1834) from Chavaniac-Lafayette
Paschal Beverly Randolph... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 50 (1825-1875) from New York City
George Clymer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 74 (1739-1813) from Philadelphia
R. Swinburne Clymer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
R. Swinburne Clymer
Francis Bacon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Dec. at 65 (1561-1626) from Strand
Arnold Krumm-Heller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Arnold Krumm-Heller Dec. at 73 (1876-1949) from Germany
Alexander Wilder is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Alexander Wilder
Paul Tyner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Rosicrucians List
Paul Tyner