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Blavatsky, Helena Petrovna

Robert S. Ellwood.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Religion; Philosophy of Religion. 1427 words.

Blavatsky, Helena Petrovna (31 July 1831–08 May 1891), major occult writer and cofounder of the Theosophical Society, was born Helena de Hahn in Ekaterinoslav (later Dnepropetrovsk) in the...

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Randolph, Paschal Beverly

C. E. Lindgren.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health; Education; Philosophy. 1524 words.

Randolph, Paschal Beverly (08 October 1825–29 July 1875), physician, philosopher, and author, was born in New York City, the son of William Beverly Randolph, a plantation owner, and Flora...

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Scot [Scott], Michael (d. in or after 1235), translator, philosopher, and astrologer

Piero Morpurgo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Education; Philosophy. 4552 words.

Scot [Scott], Michael (d. in or after 1235), translator, philosopher, and astrologer, may have been a member of the Scott family of Balwearie, near Kirkcaldy, in Fife. His date of birth is...

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Sinclair, Marie, countess of Caithness (1830–1895)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Mysticism. 7 words.

See Sinclair, James, fourteenth earl of Caithness

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