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The September 11 Prophecy of Nostradamus Decoded


Michel de Nostredame (14 December 1503 – 2 July 1566), usually Latinized to Nostradamus, was a French apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have since become famous worldwide.

Born on 14 December 1503 in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in the south of France, where his claimed birthplace still exists, Michel de Nostredame was one of at least nine children of Reynière de St-Rémy and grain dealer and notary Jaume de Nostredame. The latter's family had originally been Jewish, but Jaume's father, Guy Gassonet, had converted to Catholicism in around 1455, taking the Christian name "Pierre" and the surname "Nostredame".

At the age of fifteen the young Nostredame entered the University of Avignon to study for his baccalaureate. After little more than a year , he was forced to leave Avignon when the university closed its doors in the face of an outbreak of the plague. In 1529, after some years as an apothecary, he entered the University of Montpellier to study for a doctorate in medicine. He was expelled shortly afterwards when it was discovered that he had been an apothecary, a "manual trade" expressly banned by the university statutes. The expulsion document still exists in the faculty library. However, some of his publishers and correspondents would later call him "Doctor". After his expulsion, Nostredame continued working, presumably still as an apothecary, and became famous for creating a "rose pill" that supposedly protected against the plague.

NostradamusIn 1531 Nostredame was invited by Jules-César Scaliger, a leading Renaissance scholar, to come to Agen. There he married a woman of uncertain name, who bore him two children. In 1534 his wife and children died, presumably from the Plague. After their deaths, he continued to travel, passing through France and possibly Italy.

Nostradamus's house at Salon-de-Provence.On his return in 1545, he assisted the prominent physician Louis Serre in his fight against a major plague outbreak in Marseille, and then tackled further outbreaks of disease on his own in Salon-de-Provence and in the regional capital, Aix-en-Provence. Finally, in 1547, he settled in Salon-de-Provence in the house which exists today, where he married a rich widow named Anne Ponsarde, with whom he had six children — three daughters and three sons. Between 1556 and 1567 he and his wife acquired a one-thirteenth share in a huge canal project organized by Adam de Craponne to irrigate largely waterless Salon and the nearby Désert de la Crau from the river Durance.


After another visit to Italy, Nostredame began to move away from medicine and toward the occult. Following popular trends, he wrote an almanac for 1550, for the first time Latinizing his name from Nostredame to Nostradamus. He was so encouraged by the almanac's success that he decided to write one or more annually. Taken together, they are known to have contained at least 6,338 prophecies, as well as at least eleven annual calendars, all of them starting on 1 January and not, as is sometimes supposed, in March. It was mainly in response to the almanacs that the nobility and other prominent persons from far away soon started asking for horoscopes and 'psychic' advice from him, though he generally expected his clients to supply the birth charts on which these would be based, rather than calculating them himself as a professional astrologer would have done. When obliged to attempt this himself on the basis of the published tables of the day, he always made numbers of errors, and never adjusted the figures for his clients' place or time of birth.

He then began his project of writing a book of one thousand mainly French quatrains, which constitute the largely undated prophecies for which he is most famous today. Feeling vulnerable to religious fanatics, however, he devised a method of obscuring his meaning by using "Virgilianized" syntax, word games and a mixture of other languages such as Greek, Italian, Latin, and Provençal. For technical reasons connected with their publication in three installments (the publisher of the third and last installment seems to have been unwilling to start it in the middle of a "Century," or book of 100 verses), the last fifty-eight quatrains of the seventh "Century" have not survived into any extant edition.

The quatrains, published in a book titled Les Propheties (The Prophecies), received a mixed reaction when they were published. Some people thought Nostradamus was a servant of evil, a fake, or insane, while many of the elite thought his quatrains were spiritually inspired prophecies — as, in the light of their post-Biblical sources, Nostradamus himself was indeed prone to claim. Catherine de Médicis, the queen consort of King Henri II of France, was one of Nostradamus's greatest admirers. After reading his almanacs for 1555, which hinted at unnamed threats to the royal family, she summoned him to Paris to explain them and to draw up horoscopes for her children. At the time, he feared that he would be beheaded, but by the time of his death in 1566, Catherine had made him Counselor and Physician-in-Ordinary to the King.

Some accounts of Nostradamus's life state that he was afraid of being persecuted for heresy by the Inquisition, but neither prophecy nor astrology fell in this bracket, and he would have been in danger only if he had practiced magic to support them. In fact, his relationship with the Church as a prophet and healer was excellent. His brief imprisonment at Marignane in late 1561 came about purely because he had published his 1562 almanac without the prior permission of a bishop, contrary to a recent royal decree.

By 1566, Nostradamus's gout, which had plagued him painfully for many years and made movement very difficult, turned into oedema, or dropsy. In late June he summoned his lawyer to draw up an extensive will bequeathing his property plus 3,444 crowns (around $300,000 US today) — minus a few debts — to his wife pending her remarriage, in trust for her sons pending their twenty-fifth birthdays and her daughters pending their marriages. This was followed by a much shorter codicil. On the evening of 1 July, he is alleged to have told his secretary Jean de Chavigny, "You will not find me alive at sunrise." The next morning he was reportedly found dead, lying on the floor next to his bed and a bench. He was buried in the local Franciscan chapel but re-interred in the Collégiale St-Laurent at the French Revolution, where his tomb remains to this day. The University of Notre Dame was named after Nostradamus.

The September 11 Prophecy

Publishing Date : October 31, 2008

Quatrain 10,72 - Benoist Rigaud 1568 Lyon Edition

L'an mil neuf cens nonante neuf sept mois,
Du ciel viendra vn grand Roy d'effraieur.
Resusciter le grand Roy d'Angolmois.
Avant apres Mars regner par bon heur.

in English:
The year 1999, seventh month, [or simply "sept"]
From the sky will come a great King of Terror.
To bring back to life the great King of the Mongols,
Before and after Mars to reign by good luck.

There are only 42 Quatrains (58 Quatrains are missing) in seventh century in Nostradamus's book. Quatrain 10,72 is placed in tenth century.

Quatrain 10,72 is 10,14th Quatrain when considering missing 58 Quatrains :

1074 – 58 =

Note : There are 5 stars and number 8 in the globe on the cover of Nostradamus's book (Benoist Rigaud 1568 Lyon Edition). 5 stars and number 8 point number 58.

Please visit for my research on mysterious number 58 :

First letters of "
ROI D'ANGOLMOIS" and "MARS" words are upper case in French text.
The Roman numbers in "ROI DANGOLMOIS" and "MARS" words are "I","D","L","M","I" and "M"

"I","D","L","M","I" and "M" numbers equal "
MMDLII" in Roman numbering system:

"MMDLII" Roman number equals number

1.     Nostradamus has used 1999 number in Quatrain 10,72 :

        19*19 = 1881 (
Number A)

2.     Real number of Quatrain 10,72 is 10,14 :

       10*14 = 140
       This number points months
       140/12 = 11.666 years (
Number B)

3.     The Roman Number "MMDLII" (2552) in "ROI DANGOLMOIS" and "MARS" words :

        25*52 = 1300
        This number points months too.
        1300/12 = 108.333 years (
Number C)

The sum of (Number A) , (Number B) and (Number C) :

1881 + 11.666 + 108.333 = 2000.999 = 2001

Quatrain 10,72 gives year 2001

There are "
sept mois" words in the first line of Quatrain 10,72 in French text. These words not refer "seventh month". Nostradamus has used "SEPT" word for a month name. "SEPT" is first four letters of month "SEPTEMBRE" ("SEPTEMBER" in English)

Finally , Quatrain 10,72 gives "September 2001". Nostradamus has predicted the date of September 11 attacks succesfully.

There is "
UN GRAND ROI DEFFRAIEUR" ("a great King of Terror" in English) name in the thirth line of Quatrain 10,72 in French text.

This name is the anagramme of a french phrase :

GIRAFFE RUINERA DU NORD" ("Giraffe will ruin Northern" in English)

Osama bin Laden has long height 6 foot 4 or 5 inches, thin build, long arms, white streaked beard. Some people describes him as he look likes a giraffe. Osama bin Laden was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Giraffes live in Africa and Saudi Arabia is close to Africa.
On September 11, 2001 at 8:46 a.m. Eastern Time, Al Qaeda suicide hijackers crashed American Airlines Flight 11 into the
northern facade of the North Tower.

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