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Famous bearer: Prosper from Thief Lord by Caroline Funke.
Prosper is the name of the star in the novel "The Shining Company", by Rosemary Sutcliff. In the book, teenage Prosper and his page, Con, enlist in an army that intends to defeat invading saxons in early Britain.
Famous bearer: Prosper Hartlieb, from The Thief Lord, written by novelist Cornelia Funke.
Prosper Merimee was a French historian, dramatist, short story writer and archaeologist. He is known for writing the novel Carmen. He was also the first interpreter of Russian literature into French.
In The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke, one of the main characters, Prosper, also goes by the nickname Prop. Or maybe that was just in the movie version.
Prosper Dezitter was a Belgian collaborator with Nazi Germany in World War II. Dezitter was born in Passendale in 1893. In May 1913 he fled to Canada after being convicted of rape and sentenced to three years in prison. In 1918, he briefly joined the newly formed Royal Air Force, but his enlistment ended after a few months with the ending of World War 1. He returned to Belgium in 1926, where he worked as a car salesman, but spent six years in prison for embezzlement and escroqueries au marriage - "marriage fraud".
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