Sigmund Richter

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Sigmund Richter AKA Samual (or Samuel) Richter AKA Sincerus Renatus AKA sincerely reborn

German birth and death dates not established

Comments Alchemy; Rosicrucian; Ceremonial Magick; Freemason; Gnostic; believed in the unity of Faith and Reason, Theo-Philosophia; admitted Catholics as well as Protestants into his Rosicrucian Magical Order, and Jews and both types of Christians into its Masonic sister organization; Creator of quasi- Masonic Rites;

Teachers: Georg von Welling, whose Opus Mago-cabbalisticum Et Theosophicum he edited in 1719; Christian Rosenkreuz AKA Johann Valentin Andreae; Jakob Bohme; Yakov Leib Frank AKA Jacob Frank; influenced by Sabbatai Zevi; Robert Fludd; Jan Baptist van Helmont;

Students: Hans Heinrich von Ecker und von Eckihoffem; Dr Bernard Joseph Schleiss von Lowenfeld AKA “Phoebron,”; Johann Friedrich Falk, a German in Britain and member of the Kabbalistic College of London; King Friedrich Wilhelm; Johann Georg Gichtel ; Georg Forster AKA Johann Georg Adam Forster; Johann Christoph von Wöllner; Jean-Pascal Ruggiu; Kenneth R. H. Mackenzie;Frederick Hockley;Sigismond Bacstrom; William Wynn Westcott; Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers ; Aleister Crowley; Paul Foster Case; William Alexander Ayton; Ephraim Joseph Hirschfeld ; Thomas von Schoenfeld AKA Moses Dobrucshka; Friedrich Roth-Scholtz, bookseller and collector; Dr. R.A. Gilbert; J.W. Hamilton-Jones ; Christoph Schutz, editor of the 1784 edition of Georg von Welling's Opus; V.S. Arseniev, 1829-1915, the last Supreme Leader of the Order of the Golden and Rosy Cross; Father Johann Arseniev;

Friends: Hermann Fictuld AKA Baron Johann Friedrich von Meinstorff, co-founder 1750s;


Organizations: lodge of the "Unzertrennlichen" called "Sincera Confoederatio"; Order of the Golden and Rosy Cross (co-founder) AKA Orden des Gold- und Rosenkreutz, (the Fraternity of the Golden and Rosy Cross); Freemasonry; influenced Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia (SRIA) and the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn; 'The Initiated Brothers of Asia,' AKA “Brotherhood of St. John the Evangelist from Asia in Europe.” which became Ritter und Bruder des Lichts, AKA Fratres Lucis AKA “Brotherhood of Light.”; German masonic lodge L’Aurore Naissante (or “the Nascent Dawn”) AKA in Hebrew “Chevrah Zerach Bequr Aur,”

Author: Die wahrhaffte und vollkommene Bereitung des philosophischen Steins der Brüderschafft aus dem Orden des Gülden und RosenCreutzes aka "Perfect and True Preparation of the Philosophical Stone, according to the Secret of the Brotherhoods of the Golden and Rosy Cross," 1710, just reprinted 2013; Golden Fountain of Nature and Art; "Secret Symbols of the Rosicrucians of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries" ; Laws of the Brotherhood (52 rules for Rosicrucians); eventually collected into Sincerus Renatus' Complete Philosophical and Chemical Writings, 1741; Theo-Philosophia Theoretico-Practica;

Resources:;;;; The Rosicrucian Seer edited by John Hamill, see; ;