Rudolf Steiner

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Rudolf Steiner AKA Rudolf Joseph Lorenz Steiner

Austria/ Swiss / German 1861 – 1925

Teachers: Johann Wolfgang Goethe; Karl Julius Schröer; Joseph Kürschner; Felix Kogutzki;Annie Besant; Marie von Sivers, 1st wife; Marie von Sivers, 2nd wife; Madame Blavatsky; Franz Brentano; Wilhelm Dilthey; Johann Gottlieb Fichte; John Yarker;

Students: Emil Molt; Edouard Schure; Baroness Emmeline DeRenzis; Giovanni Colazza; Julius Evola;

Friends: Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, the philosopher's sister; Émile Zola; Herman Hesse; Edith Maryo, sculptor; Marie Steiner-von Sivers; Dr. Ita Wegman; Friedrich Rittelmeyer; Dr. Albert Schweitzer;

Enemies: Adolph Hitler; Jiddu Krishnamurti; Charles Leadbeater; Theodor Herzl, Zionist;

Organizations: Anthroposophical Society; Theosophical Society; School of Spiritual Science,; Mystica Aeterna Lodge; Masonic Order of Memphis and Mizraim;

Author: Truth and Knowledge; Goethe's Conception of the World (1897); Die Philosophie der Freiheit (The Philosophy of Freedom or The Philosophy of Spiritual Activity; Friedrich Nietzsche, Fighter for Freedom.; four "Mystery Dramas" plays between 1909 and 1913, including The Portal of Initiation and The Soul's Awakening; Compiled Lectures by Rudolf Steiner;

Comments: genius in so many fields, education, meditation, medicine, architecture etc; Freemason;Waldorf school,; Goetheanum buildings; Eurythmy or "visible speech and visible song"; Esoteric Christianity; Neoplatonists

Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Steiner; http://www.rsarchive.com/; http://www.healthresearchbooks.com/pages/books_list.php?origin=author&author=Rudolf%20Steiner