Storied abstract artist Hilma af Klint claimed her paintings originated with channeled spirits.
Victoria Woodhull worked as a child preacher and fortune teller, before entering politics.
The foremost theoretician of Theosophy, Madame Blavatsky was a philosopher and world traveler.
Even before hosting America’s first séance, the Fox home was the site of other reported hauntings.
Witnesses to Mina Crandon’s séances reported rapping noises, mysterious music and even direct voice contact.
Kardec, the 19th Century founder of "Spiritism," changed the course of Latin American religious movements.