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Tiberius Claudius Drusus Germanicus
4t Emperor o the Roman Empire
Claudius (M.A.N. Madrid) 01.jpg
Ring24 Januar 41 – 13 October 54
PredecessorCaligula, nephew bi elder brother
SuccessorNero, stepson bi 4t wife, Agrippina
Born1 August 10 BC
Lugdunum, Gaul
Dee'd13 October AD 54 (aged 63)
BuirialMausoleum o Augustus
SpousePlautia Urgulanilla
Aelia Paetina
Valeria Messalina
Agrippina the Younger
IssueClaudius Drusus
Claudia Antonia
Claudia Octavia
Britannicus;
Nero (adoptive)
Full name
Tiberius Claudius Drusus
(from birth to 4);
Tiberius Claudius Nero Germanicus
(frae 4 tae accession);
Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (as emperor)
Imperial DynastyJulio-Claudian
FaitherNero Claudius Drusus
MitherAntonia 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 Clessical 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".