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I believe Edgar Allen Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death" takes place in Prince Prospero's castle.
-- czechcrazy  12/16/2006
One of Uranus' moon bears this name.
-- Luangi  6/12/2007
"The Prospero" is the name of a ship in Daniel Handler's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" novels, specifically featuring in the second book and referred to throughout the series.
-- Sophannagh  8/2/2008
A famous bearer of this name, possibly the most famous bearer of this name, is the father of Miranda in Shakespeare's The Tempest. :-)
-- walesgal92  4/27/2011
Prospero Lambertini was the birthname of Pope Benedict XIV (Pontificate between 1740-1758).
-- CarolinW  6/11/2012
In Spanish it's pronounced PROHS-peh-roh and written with an accent mark on the first O (Próspero).
-- caoilainn  3/8/2015
One of Uranus' smaller moons is named Prospero, after the Shakespeare character.
-- Buneary  9/15/2015

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