13:20 The person we have to thank if you like for the whole Illuminati myth is or for reigniting it if you like is the former Jesuit Abbe Barruel. He wrote in 1798 an exhaustive it ended up being a 12 volume book called the Memoirs of the History of Jacobinism. The Jacobins were obviously the radical French Revolutionaries.

The mistakes of the Illuminati - Late Night Live - ABC Radio National

The mistakes of the Illuminati

By Jonathan Green on Late Night Live

When Adam Weishaupt established The Illuminati back in 1776 with his five students, he had high hopes for the organisation. How did this group become the heart of such an enduring conspiracy theory?

Duration: 16min 13sec
Broadcast: Wed 27 May 2020, 10:40pm
Guests: Dr Lindsay Porter
Cultural historian and author

Who Are the Illuminati: Exploring the Myth of the Secret Society
by Lindsay Porter, Collins & Brown ISBN 1-84340 289-0


Johann Adam Weishaupt (1748-1830), German, philosopher, Founder of the Order of the Illuminati Secret Society

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