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* In ''Film/{{Demoni}}'' a mask is found in Nostradamus' tomb with a prophecy about "the coming of demons".

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* In ''Film/{{Demoni}}'' ''Film/{{Demons}}'' a mask is found in Nostradamus' tomb with a prophecy about "the coming of demons".



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* ''Manga/ShuumatsuNoWalkureRecordOfRagnarok'' lists him as one of the fighters representing humanity in the tournament against the gods.


* AccentuateTheNegative: Wars, fires, floods, earthquakes, drought, famine, epidemics, assassinations,... most of his quatrains are about these topics.

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* AccentuateTheNegative: Wars, fires, floods, earthquakes, drought, famine, epidemics, assassinations,...assassinations... most of his quatrains are about these topics.

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* Music/{{Macabre}}a album "Gloom" had an instrumental song named after him.

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* ''Film/PropheciesOfNostradamus'', a Toho science fiction film in which a Japanese family that has long used the prophecies of Nostradamus to predict global events is put into situations of global ecological catastrophe brought about by human abuse of the environment and global irradiation. Notably, it was censored for many years thanks to depictions of hideously mutated humans in a post-civilization environment, not least by survivors of the atomic bombings and their families who saw it as perpetuating prejudice against people afflicted by radiation through its depiction of them as mindless monsters.


[[caption-width-right:350:How predictable...]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:How predictable...[[caption-width-right:350:Your visit to this page was foretold.]]

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* The man himself shows up in ''[[VideoGame/GrimmsNotes Grimms Notes Repage]]'' as a playable character.


* He has been subject of several books and documentaries, including the most famous one: ''The Man Who Saw Tomorrow'' (1981), narrated and presented by Creator/OrsonWelles, who would later distance himself from the project (its predictions of events for the 1990s were quickly disproven).

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* He has been subject of several books and documentaries, including the most famous one: ''The Man Who Saw Tomorrow'' ''Film/TheManWhoSawTomorrow'' (1981), narrated and presented by Creator/OrsonWelles, who would later distance himself from the project (its predictions of events for the 1990s were quickly disproven).

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* In ''[[VideoGame/CastlevaniaChroniclesOfSorrow Castlevania: Aria Of Sorrow]]'', Nostradamus supposedly prophesied that not only would Dracula return in 1999, but a successor would arrive at the castle in 2035. The protagonist comments on this. It should be noted that this universe's Nostradamus would have made this prophecy before it was even well known that Dracula would resurrect after a century, as [[VideoGame/CastlevaniaTheAdventure Christopher Belmont's first quest]] took place ten years after Nostradamus passed away.


Michel de Nostredame (December 14 or 21, 1503 - July 2, 1566) a.k.a Nostradamus was a 16th century French physician who was well respected in his day[[note]]It's speculated that his success as a physician was largely attributable to an obsession with cleanliness; without realizing it he was killing germs in the process.[[/note]], but [[PopCulturalOsmosis has become more famous in the centuries after]] as a soothsayer. All due to a little book called ''The Prophecies'' (1555), in which he made predictions for future historical events. Believers and so-called experts believe that this man could really see into the future and predicted many factual historical events. Skeptics point to the fact that Nostradamus wrote all his work in very cryptical quatrains that are open [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory to all kinds of interpretations]], even before accounting for the vagaries of translating them from French into other languages. Thus one can easily shoehorn in any historical event one wants.

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Michel de Nostredame (December 14 or 21, 1503 - July 2, 1566) 1566), a.k.a Nostradamus Nostradamus, was a 16th century 16th-century French physician who was well respected in his day[[note]]It's day,[[note]]It's speculated that his success as a physician was largely attributable to an obsession with cleanliness; without realizing it it, he was killing germs in the process.[[/note]], [[/note]] but [[PopCulturalOsmosis has become more famous in the centuries after]] as a soothsayer. All due to a little book called ''The Prophecies'' (1555), in which he made predictions for future historical events. Believers and so-called experts believe that this man could really see into the future and predicted many factual historical events. Skeptics point to the fact that Nostradamus wrote all his work in very cryptical quatrains that are open [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory to all kinds of interpretations]], even before accounting for the vagaries of translating them from French into other languages. Thus one can easily shoehorn in any historical event one wants.






* FailedFutureForecast: ''The Man Who Saw Tomorrow'', a 1981 SpeculativeDocumentary about UsefulNotes/{{Nostradamus}}, has become an amusing example of this trope. [[BlatantLies Apparently, we're in the late stages of World War III right now, New York City is a radioactive crater, Ted Kennedy was the Democratic presidential candidate a while back, and]] [[MissedHimByThatMuch Loma Prieta's Quake of '89 happened in '88.]] {{This Is the Part Where}} we explain that Nostradamus typically made his predictions so vague as to be interpretable six ways from Sunday in a successful bid to stay off the [[ChurchPolice Inquisition's]] radar.

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* FailedFutureForecast: ''The Man Who Saw Tomorrow'', a 1981 SpeculativeDocumentary about UsefulNotes/{{Nostradamus}}, has become an amusing example of this trope. [[BlatantLies Apparently, we're in the late stages of World War III right now, New York City is a radioactive crater, Ted Kennedy was the Democratic presidential candidate a while back, and]] [[MissedHimByThatMuch Loma Prieta's Quake of '89 happened in '88.]] {{This Is is the Part Where}} part where}} we explain that Nostradamus typically made his predictions so vague as to be interpretable six ways from Sunday in a successful bid to stay off the [[ChurchPolice Inquisition's]] radar.



''"In the future somebody will write a TV Tropes page about me."'' - Nostradamus.

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''"In the future somebody will write a TV Tropes page about me."'' - Nostradamus.--Nostradamus.


* Creator/DonRosa made a story where Scrooge [=McDuck=] visits Nostradamus's tomb to steal the amulet that gave him his powers of foresight so he can use it to predict the stock market. However, the artifact was cursed and drew disasters to whoever possessed it, so Scrooge would be constantly dodging crashing planes and bee swarms because he could still foresee them.

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* Creator/DonRosa made a story where Scrooge [=McDuck=] visits Nostradamus's tomb (reimagined as a PigMan in the Disney comic world of anthropomorphic animals) to steal the amulet that gave him his powers of foresight so he can use it to predict the stock market. However, the artifact was cursed and drew disasters to whoever possessed it, so Scrooge would be constantly dodging crashing planes and bee swarms because he could still foresee them.


* OneNameOnly: His actual name was Michel de Nostredame, but he is better known under the latinized version of his name: ''Nostradamus''.

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* OneNameOnly: His actual name was Michel de Nostredame, but he is better known under the latinized version of his name: ''Nostradamus''. Latin was the offical language of the Christian Church at this time, as well as being used by 'educated' people, and is the same reason why Mikolaj Kopernik is mostly known as Copernicus.


Michel de Nostredame (December 14 or 21, - 1503 July 2, 1566) a.k.a Nostradamus was a 16th century French physician who was well respected in his day[[note]]It's speculated that his success as a physician was largely attributable to an obsession with cleanliness; without realizing it he was killing germs in the process.[[/note]], but [[PopCulturalOsmosis has become more famous in the centuries after]] as a soothsayer. All due to a little book called ''The Prophecies'' (1555), in which he made predictions for future historical events. Believers and so-called experts believe that this man could really see into the future and predicted many factual historical events. Skeptics point to the fact that Nostradamus wrote all his work in very cryptical quatrains that are open [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory to all kinds of interpretations]], even before accounting for the vagaries of translating them from French into other languages. Thus one can easily shoehorn in any historical event one wants.

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Michel de Nostredame (December 14 or 21, - 1503 - July 2, 1566) a.k.a Nostradamus was a 16th century French physician who was well respected in his day[[note]]It's speculated that his success as a physician was largely attributable to an obsession with cleanliness; without realizing it he was killing germs in the process.[[/note]], but [[PopCulturalOsmosis has become more famous in the centuries after]] as a soothsayer. All due to a little book called ''The Prophecies'' (1555), in which he made predictions for future historical events. Believers and so-called experts believe that this man could really see into the future and predicted many factual historical events. Skeptics point to the fact that Nostradamus wrote all his work in very cryptical quatrains that are open [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory to all kinds of interpretations]], even before accounting for the vagaries of translating them from French into other languages. Thus one can easily shoehorn in any historical event one wants.


Michel de Nostredame (December 14 or 21, 1503 July 2, 1566) a.k.a Nostradamus was a 16th century French physician who was well respected in his day[[note]]It's speculated that his success as a physician was largely attributable to an obsession with cleanliness; without realizing it he was killing germs in the process.[[/note]], but [[PopCulturalOsmosis has become more famous in the centuries after]] as a soothsayer. All due to a little book called ''The Prophecies'' (1555), in which he made predictions for future historical events. Believers and so-called experts believe that this man could really see into the future and predicted many factual historical events. Skeptics point to the fact that Nostradamus wrote all his work in very cryptical quatrains that are open [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory to all kinds of interpretations]], even before accounting for the vagaries of translating them from French into other languages. Thus one can easily shoehorn in any historical event one wants.

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Michel de Nostredame (December 14 or 21, - 1503 July 2, 1566) a.k.a Nostradamus was a 16th century French physician who was well respected in his day[[note]]It's speculated that his success as a physician was largely attributable to an obsession with cleanliness; without realizing it he was killing germs in the process.[[/note]], but [[PopCulturalOsmosis has become more famous in the centuries after]] as a soothsayer. All due to a little book called ''The Prophecies'' (1555), in which he made predictions for future historical events. Believers and so-called experts believe that this man could really see into the future and predicted many factual historical events. Skeptics point to the fact that Nostradamus wrote all his work in very cryptical quatrains that are open [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory to all kinds of interpretations]], even before accounting for the vagaries of translating them from French into other languages. Thus one can easily shoehorn in any historical event one wants.


Nostradamus was a 16th century French physician who was well respected in his days[[note]]It's speculated that his success as a physician was largely attributable to an obsession with cleanliness; without realizing it he was killing germs in the process.[[/note]], but [[PopCulturalOsmosis has become more famous in the centuries after]] as a soothsayer. All due to a little book called ''The Prophecies'' (1555), in which he made predictions for future historical events. Believers and so-called experts believe that this man could really see into the future and predicted many factual historical events. Skeptics point to the fact that Nostradamus wrote all his work in very cryptical quatrains that are open [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory to all kinds of interpretations]]. Thus one can easily shoehorn in any historical event one wants.

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Michel de Nostredame (December 14 or 21, 1503 July 2, 1566) a.k.a Nostradamus was a 16th century French physician who was well respected in his days[[note]]It's day[[note]]It's speculated that his success as a physician was largely attributable to an obsession with cleanliness; without realizing it he was killing germs in the process.[[/note]], but [[PopCulturalOsmosis has become more famous in the centuries after]] as a soothsayer. All due to a little book called ''The Prophecies'' (1555), in which he made predictions for future historical events. Believers and so-called experts believe that this man could really see into the future and predicted many factual historical events. Skeptics point to the fact that Nostradamus wrote all his work in very cryptical quatrains that are open [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory to all kinds of interpretations]].interpretations]], even before accounting for the vagaries of translating them from French into other languages. Thus one can easily shoehorn in any historical event one wants.

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