Prince of Darkness

Prince of Darkness may refer to:

Religion and mythology

  • Prince of Darkness (Manichaeism), the term used by Mani for the principle of evil
  • Prince of Darkness (Satan), a term used in John Milton's poem Paradise Lost referring to Satan as the embodiment of evil


  • Miles Davis (1926–1991), jazz musician
  • William F. Galvin (born 1950), Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts since January 1, 1995
  • General Sir Mike Jackson (British Army officer) (born 1944), Chief of British General Staff, commander of KFOR military administration of Kosovo (disputed territory, partially recognised)
  • Warren Kinsella (born 1960), Canadian political consultant and former PMO staffer to Prime Minister Jean Chretien
  • Lord Mandelson (born 1953), former British Cabinet Minister and First Secretary of State
  • Robert Novak (1931–2009), American journalist and conservative commentator
  • Ozzy Osbourne (born 1948), British rock singer and television personality
  • Richard Perle (born 1941), American assistant Secretary of Defense during the Reagan administration
  • Roger Stone (born 1952), American political consultant
  • The Undertaker (born 1965), professional wrestler, called "Lord of Darkness"
  • Gordon Willis (1931–2014), cinematographer famous for his work on The Godfather films


  • The Prince of Darkness, the subtitle of Monsieur, the first book of Lawrence Durrell's 1974 The Avignon Quintet


  • Count Dracula, the title character of Bram Stoker's 1897 gothic horror novel Dracula
  • Phil, the Prince of Insufficient Light, a supernatural being in Scott Adams' comic strip Dilbert

    Film and television


  • Dracula: Prince of Darkness, a 1966 horror film by Terence Fisher
  • Martian Successor Nadesico: The Motion Picture – Prince of Darkness, a 1998 anime film directed by Tatsuo Satō
  • Prince of Darkness (film), a 1987 horror film by John Carpenter


  • "Prince of Darkness", an episode of American television series Law & Order


  • Prince of Darkness (soundtrack), soundtrack by John Carpenter for the film of the same name
  • Prince of Darkness (Alice Cooper album), a compilation album by Alice Cooper released in 1989
  • Prince of Darkness (Big Daddy Kane album), 1991 album by rapper Big Daddy Kane
  • Prince of Darkness (Ozzy Osbourne album), ; the term is also used as a moniker for Osbourne
  • "Prince of Darkness", a song by Bow Wow Wow from See Jungle! See Jungle! Go Join Your Gang Yeah, City All Over! Go Ape Crazy!
  • "Prince of Darkness", a song by the Indigo Girls from Indigo Girls
  • "Prince of Darkness", a song by Lucifer's Friend from ...Where the Groupies Killed the Blues
  • "Prince of Darkness", a song by Megadeth from Risk
  • "Prince of Darkness", a song by Miles Davis from Sorcerer
  • Prince of Darkness (Nosferatu album), album by English Gothic rock band Nosferatu