Aleister Crowley

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Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley, c. 1919
BornEdward Alexander Crowley
12 October 1875(1875-10-12)
Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dee'd1 December 1947(1947-12-01) (aged 72)
Hastings, East Sussex
EddicationMalvern College, Eastbourne College, Trinity College, Cambridge
ThriftOccultist, poet, novelist, muntaineer
Hauf-marrae(s)Rose Edith Kelly (m.1903–09)
Maria Teresa Sanchez (m.1929–1947, his daith)

Aleister Crowley (/ˈkrli/; born Edward Alexander Crowley; 12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947) wis an Inglis occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, penter, novelist, an muntineer. He foondit the releigion o Thelema, identifeein himsel as the prophet entrustit wi guidin humanity intil the Æon o Horus in the early 20t yeirhunner. A proleefic writer, he furthsett mony warks ower the coorse o his life.

Crowley wis born Edward Alexander Crowley on 12 October 1875 at 30 Clarendon Square, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, the auldest bairn o Emily Bishop an Edward Crowley.[1]

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  1. "Crowley, Aleister [formerly Edward Alexander] (1875–1947), author and occultist". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (in Inglis). doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-37329. Retrieved 29 October 2023.