Claudius was a Roman emperor from 41 to 54. He was the first Roman Emperor to be born outside Italy.
He constructed new roads, aqueducts and canals. During his reign, the Roman Empire began the conquest of Britain.
His Personal Life
He was the son of Roman politician Drusus and Antonia Minor. He was a womanizer. He was married 4 times and he had 5 children. He was murdered by poison.
His nephew, Caligula, was assassinated in 41. Historians are not sure if he is responsible for the murder, but he knew about it.
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People born on August 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Claudius is the 691st most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Claudius' birthday, Claudius is the 11th most famous Roman.
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