• Born date: 1503-12-21
  • Born in: Early modern France
  • Death date: 1566-07-02
  • Death in: Early modern France

Michel de Nostredame (depending on the source, 14 or 21 December 1503 – 2 July 1566), usually Latinised as Nostradamus, was a 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.