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Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers
Samuel Liddell "MacGregor" Mathers, in Egyptian costume, performs a ritual of Isis in the rites of the Golden Dawn
8 January 1854 or 11 January 1854
Hackney Central, London, England.
|Died||5 November 1918 or 20 November 1918|
|Alma mater||Bedford Grammar School|
|Known for||Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn|
|Parent(s)||William M. Mathers|
Samuel Liddell (or Liddel) "MacGregor" Mathers, born as Samuel Liddell (8 or 11 January 1854 – 5 or 20 November 1918), was one of the most influential figures in modern occultism.
Samuel Liddell was born on either 8 or 11 January 1854 in Hackney, London, England. His father, William M. Mathers, died while Samuel Liddell was still a boy. His mother, whose maiden name was Collins, died in 1885. He attended Bedford Grammar School, and worked in Bournemouth, Dorset, as a clerk, before moving to London following the death of his mother.
His wife was Moina Mathers, sister of French philosopher Henri Bergson.
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