Since the dawn of man, all cultures and civilizations throughout history believed in the existence of malevolent beings who would bring them bad luck and suffering. Whether they are religious or not, many people nowadays also believe in the existence of unexplained or supernatural phenomenons. To some extent, people believe in the existence of an afterlife, which also enables them to believe in angels and demons.
The subject of spirits and the afterlife is a bit touchy for some people, yet many claim to have encountered demons at certain points in their lifetime, regardless of whether those encounters can be explained rationally or not. After careful research, we came up with a list of demons that have tormented mankind throughout history, demons that people have encounters with to this day. Without further ado, here are ten demons all people should know about.
This demon has a Christian origin and it is presumably responsible with making those who run stand still. Also, it is said that Agares is responsible for creating earthquakes and similar natural disasters. Agares is believed to be the ruler of the eastern side of Hell with over 31 legions of demons under his command. What’s interesting about Agares is that he is often portrayed as an old man riding a crocodile.