Richard James Morrison

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Birthday
15, 1795
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 5, 1874 (78)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1795
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 5, 1874 (78)

About

Nineteenth-century British astrologer who published several books, including The Herald of Astrology and Zadkiel's Almanac.

Before Fame

He served as a lieutenant in the Royal Navy until 1829. He published his debut astrological work in 1831.

Trivia

He brought a libel suit against Admiral Edward Beicher when Beicher accused him of being a charlatan.

Family Life

Born Richard James Morrison, he is best remembered by his pen name of Zadkiel.

Associated With

He and Russell Grant worked as astrologers in England in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, respectively.