Michel (Nostradamus) de Nostredame

Michel (Nostradamus) de Nostredame (abt. 1503 - 1566)

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Michel de Nostredame formerly Nostradamus
Born about in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Provence, Francemap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Died in Salon-de-Provence, Provence, Francemap
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b. 14 or 21 Dec 1503 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Provence, France

d. 02 July 1566 Salon-de-Provence, Provence, France


Reynière (or Renée) de Saint-Rémy and Jaume (or Jacques) de Nostredame.[1] Issue: at least 9.[2]


m.1 Unknown (d.1534)[3] in Agen aft. 1531. Issue: 2[4]

m.2 aft 1547 Anne Ponsarde. Issue: 6[5]


  • Astrologer
  • Author


  1. Son of Guy Gassonet, who converted to Catholicism abt.1455, and took the name "Pierre Nostredame" (meaning Our Lady, the saint's day on which his conversion was solemnised); Jewish grain dealer and notary
  2. siblings: Delphine, Jean I (c. 1507–77), Pierre, Hector, Louis, Bertrand, Jean II (b.1522) and Antoine (b.1523).
  3. possibly Henriette d'Encausse
  4. died in childhood probably from plague.
  5. 3 dau. 3 son.

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