Nostradamus 'predicted' Donald Trump 400 years ago

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These passages from Nostradamus are proof that he 'predicted' a Trump victory in 2016, apparently.

Michel de Nostradame, (latinised to: Nostradamus) was a French 'seer' who died in 1566 and wrote over a thousand predictions about the coming centuries, contained in Les Propheties.

He wrote these as four line poems, organised into 'quatrains'. Les Propheties was published as 10 volumes, each referred to as a 'century'.

The seer has been credited by some with predicting World War Two and the 11 September Attacks on New York City.

Some believe that Century III, quatrain 81 refers to the 2016 presidential election.

Le grand criard sans honte audacieux,

Sera esleu gouuerneur de l'armee:

La hardiesse de son contenteur

Le pont rompu, cité de pur pasmee.

For those of you not conversant in medieval tongues, has provided this translation:

The great shameless, audacious bawler,

He will be elected governor of the army:

The boldness of his contention,

The bridge broken, the city faint from fear

OK. That sounds about right. Especially given that in addition to being President, Mr Trump is also the Commander-in-Chief.

Other predictions from Nostradamus have also been related to the 2016 US presidential election.

In Century VIII, quatrain 15 he writes

The masculine woman will exert herself to the north

She will annoy nearly all of Europe and the rest of the world.

Two failures will put her in such an imbalance

That both life and death will strengthen Eastern-Europe

Not to be rude, but some have suggested the 'masculine woman' is Hillary, and the stronger Eastern Europe is Russia?

Quatrain 20 from the same century speaks about a rigged election

The false message about the rigged election

to run through the city stopping the broken pact;

voices bought, chapel stained with blood,

the empire contracted to another one

Perhaps a reference to the alignment between Trump and Vladimir Putin's foreign policy? Or maybe the ongoing investigation into allegations of Russia collusion?

Perhaps Mr Trump's second year as President will reveal more truths.


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