European (possibly Portuguese-born) adventurer, occultist, and s..
1555 – Born in Worcester on the 1st of August. 1582 – Kelley approached John Dee, initially under the name Edward Talbot. Dee had already been trying to contact angels with the help of a "scryer" or crystal-gazer, but he had not been successful. Kelley professed the ability to do so, and impressed Dee with ..
721 BC – Born in Tus, Khorasan, in Iran, then under the rule of the Umayyad Caliphate. – He began his career practising medicine, under the patronage of the Barmakid Vizir of Caliph Haroun al-Rashid. 776 BC – He was engaged in alchemy in Kufa. 803 BC – Jabir was placed under house ..
1682 – Böttger was born in Schleiz, Thuringia on the 4th of February. 1708 – His potteries were under royal patronage, and he was made director of the extensive works. 1715 – He perfected white porcelain. 1719 – He died on the 13th of March. &nb..
1486 – Agrippa was born in Cologne on September 15, 1486. 1509 – Got a teaching post at the University of Dole in France. 1510 – Worked for Maximilian I as a soldier. During his wandering life in Europe, he worked as a theologian, physician, legal expert and a soldier. 1511 – Resumed his job ..