Olof Jonsson (October 18, 1918, Malmo, Sweden-May 11, 1998, Las
Vegas) was a well-known clairvoyant whose abilities were similar to
the extraordinary powers attributed to advanced yogis (sidhis,
in Sanskrit). As a young man, he was tested extensively in Europe. When
he immigrated to the US in 1953, J. B. Rhine, Director of the Parapsychology
Laboratory at Duke University, conducted many experiments with him.
Olof Jonsson was also involved in other high-profile ESP tests, including
one done with Astronaut Edgar Mitchell on the Apollo 14 mission to the
moon. He also was chosen to be the psychic on the team which recovered
approximately two billion dollars of gold buried in the Philippines
by the Japanese during World War II. Two books were written about Olof,
the first published in Sweden, and The Psychic Feats of Olof Jonsson,
by Brad Steiger, in 1971.