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Tiberius Claudius Drusus Germanicus
4t Emperor o the Roman Empire
Reign 24 Januar 41 – 13 October 54
Full name Tiberius Claudius Drusus
(from birth to 4);
Tiberius Claudius Nero Germanicus
(frae 4 tae accession);
Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (as emperor)
Born 1 August 10 BC
Birthplace Lugdunum, Gaul
Dee'd 13 October AD 54 (aged 63)
Buriet Mausoleum o Augustus
Predecessor Caligula, nephew bi elder brother
Successor Nero, stepson bi 4t wife, Agrippina
Consort tae Plautia Urgulanilla
Aelia Paetina
Valeria Messalina
Agrippina the Younger
Affspring Claudius Drusus
Claudia Antonia
Claudia Octavia
Britannicus;
Nero (adoptive)
Ryal Hoose Julio-Claudian
Faither Nero Claudius Drusus
Mither Antonia Minor

Claudius (Classical Latin: [ˈklawdɪʊs], Laitin: Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus;[1][2] 1 August 10 BC – 13 October AD 54) wis Roman emperor frae 41 tae 54. A member o the Julio-Claudian dynasty, he wis the son o Drusus an Antonia Minor. He wis born at Lugdunum in Gaul an wis the first Roman Emperor tae be born ootside Italy. Acause he wis afflicted wi a limp an slicht deafness due tae sickness at a young age, his faimily ostracized him an excludit him frae public office till his consulship, shared wi his nephew Caligula in 37.

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  1. In Classical Laitin, Claudius' name would be inscribed as TIBERIVS CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVGVSTVS GERMANICVS.
  2. Claudius' regal name haes an equivalent Scots meanin o "Tiberius Claudius Caesar, the Majestic Ruler, Conqueror o the Germans".