Initial Membership List of the Bavarian Illuminati*

Compiled by Eric Samuelson, J.D.

Baader, Professor
Babo, Professor
Badorifer ("Livius")
Baierhamer ("Zoroaster" or "Confucius")
Bahrdt, Clergyman
Balderbusch, F. H.
Bart, Professor
Bassus-in-Sandersdorf, Baron ("Hannibal")
Berger, Counsellor ("Cornelius Scipio")
Bode, F. H. ("Amelius")
Bode, Johann J. C.
Bonneville, Nicholas
Braun, Canon
Brunswick Duke ("Aaron")
Buonarroti, Filippo Michele (1786
Burzes, Priest
Busche, F. H. ("Bayrd")
de Busch, Baron
Constanza, Marquis de ("Diomedes")
Cossandey, Professor Johann
Dalberg, Jesuit Archbishop Karl Theodor
(Arch-Chancellor of the Holy Roman Empire)
Illuminatus Major (July 1783), Magus or Philosopher (1784).
Danzer, Canon
Dietrich (Mayor of Strasbourg)
Dilling, Counsellor
Dillis, Abbe
Drexi, Librarian
Adrien Duport
Ecker, Count ("Saladin")
Fischer, Magistrate
Frauenberger, Baron
Gaspar, Merchant ("Tycho Brahe")
Genet Edmond
Germain, Saint
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang (1749-1832) ("Abaris")
Grunberger, Professor Georg
Gunsheim, Count
Hegel, George W. F.
Hertel, Canon ("Marius")
Hoffstetter, Surveyor of Roads
Kaitner, Lieutenant
Kapfinger ("Thales")
Knigge, Adolph Franz Friedrich Ludwid Baron Von ("Philo")
Kreitmaier, Prince
Kundi, Professor
Kundler, Professor
Lange ("Tamerlane")
Leiberhauer, Priest
Losi ("Ludovicus Bavarus")
Lowling, Professor
Massenhausen, Count Hertel Poltroon Mandl ("Ajax") (treasurer)
Mauvillon, Colonel
Meggenhoff, Paymaster ("Sulla")
Mengenhofen, Baron ("Sylla")
Michel ("Timon")
Mirabeau, Count Gabriel Riqueti (1749-1791) ("Cornelius Scipio")
Morausky, Count
Morgellan, Count
Nicholai, Christop Friedrich (1733-1811) ("Lucian") (Bookseller)
Orleans, Duke.
Ow, Major
Tallyrand de Perigord (Abbe)
Pestalozzi, Johann Heinrich ("Henry") (1746-1827) ("Alfred")
Pfelt ("Cicero")
Pfruntz, Priest
Renner, Professor
Rhodes, Cecil
Sauer ("Attila")
Savioli, Count ("Brutus")
von Schroeckenstein, Baron ("Mahomed")
Seefeld, Count
Socher, School Inspector ("Hermes Trismegistus")
Steger ("Shaftesbury")
Strobi, Bookseller
Torring, Count
Tropponero, Zuschwartz ("Coriolanus")
Utschneider, Professor Joseph
Vachency, Councellor
Weishaupt, Professor Adam ("Spartacus")
Werner, Counsellor
Westenrieder, Professor ("Pythagoras")
Wortz, Apothecary
Wundt, Kirchenrat Karl Kasimir (1744-1784) ("Raphael")
(the grandfather of Wilhelm Wundt)
Zwack, Herr von (Lawyer) ("Cato")
* The above list is primarily from John Robison, A.M.
(p. 116-118) (1967 Western Islands Reprint).

Code names for cities included Munich ("Athens"), Ingoldstat ("Ephesus" or "Eleusis"), Heidelberg ("Utica"), Bavaria ("Achaia"), Suabia ("Pannonia"), and Vienna ("Rome").

Locations of Illuminati Lodges: Aix-la-Chappelle (2), Alsace (many), America (several), Ancona, Anspach, Austria (14), Bartschied, Bonn (4), Brunswick, Buchenwerter, Calbe, Carisruhe, Cassel, Cologne, Courland, (many), Cousel, Deuxponts, Dresden (4), Dusseldorff, Echstadt, England (8), Florence, France, Frankendahl, Frankfort, Hahrenberg, Holland (many), Hanover, Heidelberg, Hesse (many), Ingolstadt, Livonia (many), Magdenburgh, Mannheim, Mentz (2), Monpeliard, Munich, Naples, Neuwied (2), Osnabruck, Poland (many), Rome, Upper Saxony (several), Scotland (2), Spire, Strasburgh (5), Stutgard (3), Switzerland (many), Treves (2), Turin, Vienna (4), Warsaw (2), Weimar, Westphalia (several) and Worms.

Robison was not able to find the identities of Minos, Euriphon, Celsius, Mahomet, Hercules, Socrates, Philippo Strozzi, Euclides, and certain others whom he said "have been uncommonly active in carrying forward the great cause. He gave "the chief publications" that gave regular accounts of the whole (besides the original writings):

1. Grosse Absicht des liluminaten Ordens.
2. Nachirages (3.) an denselben.
3. Weishaupt's improved System.
4. System des Ilium. Ordens aus dem original~Schriften gezogen.

References to Illuminati and Secret Societies:

Rabbi Marvin S. Antelman, Vol. I, To Eliminate the Opiate (1974).
James H. Billington,
Fire In The Minds of Men (1980).
David Bjelajac,
Washington Allston, Secret Societies and the Alchemy of Anglo-American Painting (1997).
Samuel L. Blumenfeld,
Is Public Education Necessary? (1981).
William Bramley,
The Gods of Eden (1990).
William Guy Carr,
Pawns In The Game (1958); Satan, Prince of This World (1997).
J.R. Church,
Guardians Of The Grail (1989).
Henry Wilson Coil,
Coil's Masonic Encyclopedia (1961).
Conspiracy! Vol. 6 No. 12 (December 1996).
Arkon Daraul,
A History of Secret Societies (1990).
Paul H. Emden,
Money Powers of Europe (1938).
H.C. Engelbrecht,
Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1968).
A. Ralph Epperson,
The Unseen Hand (1985).
Myron Fagan,
The Illuminati (1967) (Transcript).
Elliott Germain,
Western Man: Alpha to Omega (1997); Transfer of Power: the War of 1861 (1999).
Robert Henry Goldsborough,
Lines of Credit: Ropes of Bondage (1989).
Des Griffin,
Fourth Reich of the Rich (1989); Descent Into Slavery? (1980).
Charles William Heckethorn, Vol. I,
The Secret Societies of All Ages and Countries (1897).
Michael Howard,
The Occult Conspiracy (1989).
George Humphrey,
Common Sense: An Introduction to The Dangers of the New World Order (1998).
R.M. Johnston, Vol. II,
The Napoleonic Empire in Southern Italy and the Rise of the Secret Societies (1973).
Gary Kah,
En Route to Global Occupation (1991); The Demonic Roots To Globalism.
Stephen Knight, The Brotherhood (Dorset Press 1986).
Illiya Langlois, Inside The New American Underground (1995).
John Heron Lepper,
Famous Secret Societies (1971).
C.S. Lewis, "The Inner Ring,"
The Weight of Glory and Other Addresses (1980).
Eustace Mullins,
The Curse of Canaan (1987).
John Cosen Ogden,
A View of the New England Illuminati (1799); MicroPrint #36009.
Edmond Paris,
The Secret History of the Jesuits (1975).
Albert Pike, Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry (1871).
Robert L. Preston, Wake-Up America (1972).
Lady Queenborough, Vols. I & II,
Occult Theocracy (1933).
Captain A.H.M. Ramsay,
The Nameless War.
J.M. Roberts,
The Mythology of the Secret Societies (1972).
Marie Roberts,
British Poets and Secret Societies (1986).
James Robinson, Proofs of A Conspiracy (4th Ed. 1798) (Western Islands Reprint, 1967).
Pat Robertson, The New World Order (1991).
Fritz Springmeir,
The Top 13 Illuminati Bloodlines (1995).
Vernon Stauffer,
New England and the Bavarian Illuminati (1918).
Albert C. Stevens,
The Cyclopedia of Fraternities (1907).
William T. Still,
New World Order: The Ancient Plan of Secret Societies (1990).
Antony C. Sutton,
America's Secret Establishment (1986).
William Sutton,
The New Age Movement and the Illuminati (1983).
Nesta H. Webster,
World Revolution (1921).