The book was first published in Nostradamus's father's family had originally been Jewish , but had converted to Catholic Christianity a generation before he was born. He studied at the University of Avignon , but was forced to leave after just over a year when the university closed due to an outbreak of the plague. He worked as an apothecary for several years before entering the University of Montpellier , hoping to earn a doctorate , but was almost immediately expelled after his work as an apothecary a manual trade forbidden by university statutes was discovered. He first married in , but his wife and two children died in during another plague outbreak.
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As the author of 'The Prophecies,' Nostradamus produced quatrains four-line poems that rhyme containing predictions for the future until the year , at least. And even though he was writing back in the 16th century, he remains a preeminent figure in the field of prognostication. Here's a look at why that is, and how Nostradamus' prophecies have affected our world. Nostradamus has received credit for predicting how his king, Henri II of France, would die the prophet wrote of a pierced eye, the fatal injury that Henri received in a jousting match. And by writing that would mark "a new age," Nostradamus may have foreseen the French Revolution was the year the new Revolutionary calendar used for its starting point. Other Nostradamus lines seem to foretell the rise of Napoleon "An emperor will be born near Italy, who will cost the Empire dear".
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Nostradamus studied medicine and became a physician, treating plague victims throughout France and Italy. He began to practice the occult and make predictions of the future, which he published in The Prophecies. Many people today believe his predictions have come true or will in the future. Michel de Nostradame was born on December 14 or 21, , in the south of France in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, one of nine children to Reyniere de St-Remy, and her husband Jaume de Nostradame, a well-to-do grain dealer and part-time notary of Jewish descent.