Aleister Crowley
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Born: October 12, 1875

Died: December 1, 1947 (aged 72)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Critic, occultist, poet, novelist.

Bio: Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley, and also known as both Frater Perdurabo and The Great Beast 666, was an English occultist, mystic, ceremonial magician, poet and mountaineer, who was responsible for founding the religious philosophy of Thelema.

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