Astrologer/Prophet Nostradamus Full Name: Nostradamus [Michel de Nostredame]
Nationality: French

Profession: Astrologer/Prophet
Why Famous: French apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have since become famous worldwide. He is best known for his book Les Propheties, the first edition of which appeared in 1555.

Since the publication of this book, which has rarely been out of print since his death, he has attracted a following that, along with much of the popular press, credits him with predicting many major world events.

Born: December 14, 1503
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

Died: July 2, 1566 (aged 62)

Popular Famous People