French poet, apothecary, and self-proclaimed prophet who began publishing his predictions in 1555. His quatrains, whether truly prophetic or misinterpreted to be so, have attained a cult following through the centuries.
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|BIRTH DATE:||December 14, 1503|
|AGE:||516 years old|
Nostradamus is a Poet. He was one of nine children born to notary Jaume de Nostredame. Nostradamus was later married to a woman who may have been Henriette d’Encausse, and both she and the couple’s children died from the black death in 1534. He studied for his baccalaureate at the University of Avignon when he was 15, but was forced to leave when the university closed down due to an outbreak of the plague. He later worked as an apothecary and studied medicine briefly at the University of Montpellier before being expelled from the school.
DID YOU KNOW Although mainstream media has claimed that he has predicted major historical events, historians argue that his apparent accuracy is due to poor translation and misinterpretation.
FACT His views on the imminent end of the world influenced Christopher Columbus to write a similar prophetic collection.
SEE ALSO Nostradamus’s net worth as of 2018.
Currently, Nostradamus is 516 years old. He will celebrate his 517th birthday on a Monday, December 14th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Nostradamus’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius’s life pursuit is to live the good life and a secret desire to make a difference in the world. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, being constrained and off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are: generous, idealistic, great sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, very impatient and will say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius are Gemini and Aries.
Nostradamus was born in the Year of the Pig. People with this sign are nice and good-mannered. They’re always forgiving of other people’s mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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