§ 625. Louis-Philip and Napoleon III

19th century:
§625. Louis-Philip and Napoleon III (1830-1848): IX-89.

For seven years Philip's fortune shall be prosperous,
And abase the effect of the Arabs,
Then his perplexed noon, reverses, affairs.
The young ognyon shall ruin his fort.

(Sept ans sera Philip. fortune prospere,
Rabaissera des Arabes l'effaict,
Puis son mydi perplex rebors affaire
Jeusne ognyon abysmera son fort.)

Keys to the reading:
Philip.: An abbreviation of the French Philippe (Philip in English). «Since Nostradamus, France has never had upon her throne a king named Philip except Louis-Philip» (Torné-Chavigny, 1860, p.57);

Philip. fortune: La fortune de Philip. (the fortune of Philip, or Philip's fortune), Philip in this use being au cas-régime de l'ancien français (in the oblique case equivalent to a genitive). Cf. §369,IX-77: Royne fils (a son of the Queen);

Son fort: «Louis XIV, Napoleon I and Louis XVIII dreamed of fortifying Paris; only Philip might succeed, in spite of the public opinion, in enclosing this capital with the wall of fortresses, which he considered as the safeguard of his crown» (Torné-Chavigny, id., p.62);

Ognyon: Being derived from Ogmios (a Greco-Roman god presiding over eloquence with the power of winning a mass of people - cf. Torné-Chavigny, id., p.61) with a substitution of m by n (cf. §68, IX-13: Burançoys: = Buzançais substituting Z by R, which suggests Poltrot de Méré, assassin of the duke of Guise in 1563);

The young ognyon: = Louis-Napoleon, nephew of Napoleon I, being elected president of the French republic in 1848 in appealing to the nation as his uncle did. N and on of ognyon suggest Napoleon.

For seven years Philip's fortune shall be prosperous: «Thus, all helped the prosperous march of the royal family towards this top of power, absolute but constant, of all the desires of its chief... [1836] The elder daughter of Louis-Philip married the king of the Belgians. The duke of Orleans married the princess Helen of Mecklembourg-Schwerin. Several days after the marriage of his brother, the duke of Nemours departed for Africa; he had a grand revenge to take. The revenge was brilliant; Constantine, taken away by assault, fell into our arms on October 13, 1837... This year of 1838 is the acme of the power of the king Louis-Philip. It is in this year that the prosperity of his house is led to its utmost height through the birth of the count of Paris. And with the first days of the next year the unfortunate things make their beginning through the death of the princess Mary. The count of Paris is born on August 24, 1838; the princess Mary dies on January 2, 1839 (Alex. Dumas).» (Torné-Chavigny, id., p.57-58).

And abase the effect of the Arabs: «The war of Africa endured as long as the reign of Louis-Philip. But, at the beginning of this reign, the French had only Alger, just for a month till then. After the reign held for seventeen years, the Arabs had to renounce reconquering their independence.» (Torné-Chavigny, id., p.58).

Then his perplexed noon, reverses, affairs: The noon (= acme) of the reign of Louis-Philip is already pregnant with perplexities, reverses and difficult affairs, such as national demands of electoral reforms, workers' right of assembly, and in particular the problem of Orient; an undetermined solution of France about the last leads her into the international isolation against the allied powers of England, Russia, Austria and Prussia (cf. Torné-Chavigny, id., p.58-61).

The young ognyon shall ruin his fort: The fort of Louis-Philip (his fort) indicates here the capital of France, not only of the July monarchy, but also in extenso of the second French republic, which Louis-Napoleon is to gain as emperor;
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Koji Nihei Daijyo

Author:Koji Nihei Daijyo
We have covered 143 quatrains (§588-§730) concerning the World Events in the 19th century after Napoleonic ages [1821-1900] in the Prophecies of Nostradamus, and 219 in the 20th [1901-2000] (§731-§949).

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