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List of Famous Astrologers

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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. 

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  • Galileo Galilei ( GAL-il-AY-oh, also US: -⁠EE-oh, Italian: [ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642) was an astronomer, physicist and engineer, sometimes described as a polymath from...  more

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  • Claudius Ptolemy (; Koinē Greek: Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος, Klaúdios Ptolemaîos [kláwdios ptolɛmɛ́os]; Latin: Claudius Ptolemaeus; c. AD 100 – c. 170) was a mathematician, astronomer, geographer and...  more
  • Aleister Crowley (; born Edward Alexander Crowley; 12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947) was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer. He founded the religion...  more

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  • Dorotheus of Sidon

    Dorotheus of Sidon (Greek: Δωρόθεος Σιδώνιος, c. 75 CE) was a 1st-century Hellenistic astrologer who wrote a didactic poem on horoscopic astrology known in Greek as the Pentateuch (five books). The...  more
  • Michel de Nostredame (depending on the source, 14 or 21 December 1503 – 1 or 2 July 1566), usually Latinised as Nostradamus, was a French astrologer, physician and reputed seer, who is best known for...  more

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  • Giordano Bruno (, Italian: [dʒorˈdaːno ˈbruːno]; Latin: Iordanus Brunus Nolanus; born Filippo Bruno, (1548 – 17 February 1600) was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician, poet,...  more
  • Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim (; German: [aˈgʀɪpa]; 14 September 1486 – 18 February 1535) was a German polymath, physician, legal scholar, soldier, theologian, and occult writer....  more

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  • William Lilly

    William Lilly (11 May [O.S. 1 May] 1602 – 9 June 1681) was a seventeenth century English astrologer. He is described as having been a genius at something "that modern mainstream opinion has since...  more
  • Johannes Kepler (; German: [joˈhanəs ˈkɛplɐ, -nɛs -]; December 27, 1571 – November 15, 1630) was a German astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer. He is a key figure in the 17th-century scientific...  more

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  • Antero Alli was born 11 November 1952, in Finland. Alli currently resides in Portland, Oregon, where he conducts workshops and stages theatrical productions, some of which have been released as...  more
  • Berossus

    Berossus was a Hellenistic-era Babylonian writer, a priest of Bel Marduk and astronomer who wrote in the Koine Greek language, and who was active at the beginning of the 3rd century BC. Versions of...  more
  • Geoffrey Chaucer (; c. 1343 – 25 October 1400) was an English poet and author. Widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages, he is best known for The Canterbury Tales. Chaucer has...  more

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  • Roger Bacon (; Latin: Rogerus or Rogerius Baconus, Baconis, also Frater Rogerus; c. 1219/20 – c. 1292), also known by the scholastic accolade Doctor Mirabilis, was a medieval English philosopher and...  more
  • Dane Rudhyar (March 23, 1895 – September 13, 1985), born Daniel Chennevière, was a French-born American author, modernist composer and humanistic astrologer. He was a pioneer of modern transpersonal...  more
  • Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī (Persian: Muḥammad Khwārizmī محمد بن موسى خوارزمی‎; c. 780 – c. 850), Arabized as al-Khwarizmi with al- and formerly Latinized as Algorithmi, was a Persian scholar who...  more
  • Fernando António Nogueira Pessoa (Portuguese: [fɨɾˈnɐ̃du pɨˈsoɐ]; 13 June 1888 – 30 November 1935), commonly known as Fernando Pessoa, was a Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator,...  more

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  • Albertus Magnus, (before 1200 – November 15, 1280), also known as Saint Albert the Great and Albert of Cologne, was a German Catholic Dominican friar and bishop. Later canonised as a Catholic saint,...  more
  • Philip Melanchthon (born Philipp Schwartzerdt; 16 February 1497 – 19 April 1560) was a German Lutheran reformer, collaborator with Martin Luther, the first systematic theologian of the Protestant...  more
  • Paracelsus (; 1493/4 – 24 September 1541), born Theophrastus von Hohenheim (full name Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim), was a Swiss physician, alchemist, and astrologer of the...  more

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  • Alan Leo

    Alan Leo, born William Frederick Allan, was a prominent British astrologer, author, publisher and theosophist. He is often referred to as "the father of modern astrology". His work stimulated a...  more
  • John Dee (13 July 1527 – 1608 or 1609) was an English/Welsh mathematician, astronomer, astrologer and occult philosopher, and an advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. He spent much time studying alchemy,...  more
  • Vettius Valens

    Vettius Valens (February 8, 120 – c. 175) was a 2nd-century Hellenistic astrologer, a somewhat younger contemporary of Claudius Ptolemy. Valens' major work is the Anthology (Latin: Anthologia), ten...  more
  • Max Heindel (born Carl Louis von Grasshoff, July 23, 1865 – January 6, 1919) was a Danish-American Christian occultist, astrologer, and mystic....  more
  • Hipparchus of Nicaea (; Greek: Ἵππαρχος, Hipparkhos; c. 190 – c. 120 BC) was a Greek astronomer, geographer, and mathematician. He is considered the founder of trigonometry but is most famous for his...  more
  • John Partridge (1644 - c. 1714) was an English astrologer, the author and publisher of a number of astrological almanacs and books....  more