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The Illuminati was a short-lived secret society based in Bavaria, Germany, with Adam Weishaupt as leader. It was similar to Freemasonry and promoted liberal ideas. It was founded in 1776 and banned in 1785.
- Encyclopedia Britannica: Illuminati
- Encyclopedia Britannica 1911 Edition: Illuminati
- Encyclopedia.com: The Illuminati
- Encyclopedia.com: Illuminati