Biography of Daniel P. Walker

This article contains a concise biographical timeline for the life of Daniel Pickering Walker (1915-1985). He was an English historian and author who wrote some notable works occultism in Western history.

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1915 – He is born.

until the 1940s – He publishes musicological works.

1953 – He entitles his first study on magic Orpheus the Theologian and Renaissance Platonists and publishes it. He is elected a Senior Research Fellow at Oxford.

1958 – He publishes his best known work, Spiritual and Demonic Magic: From Ficino to Campanella.

1964 – He publishes The Decline of Hell.

1972 – He publishes The Ancient Theology.

1975-1981 – He holds the Warburg’s Chair in the History of the Classical Tradition.

1981 – He publishes Unclean Spirits: Possession and Exorcism in France and England in the Late Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries. He also retires.

1985 – He dies.

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