Claudia Octavia

40 - 62

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Claudia Octavia (late 39 or early 40 – June 9, AD 62) was a Roman empress. She was the daughter of the Emperor Claudius and Valeria Messalina. After her mother's death and father's remarriage to her cousin Agrippina the Younger, she became the stepsister of the future Emperor Nero. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claudia Octavia has received more than 690,917 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Claudia Octavia is the 1,956th most popular politician (down from 1,611th in 2019), the 708th most popular biography from Italy (down from 600th in 2019) and the 126th most popular Italian Politician.

Claudia Octavia is most famous for being the first African-American female to publish a novel.

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Among politicians, Claudia Octavia ranks 1,956 out of 19,576Before her are Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus, Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy, Britannicus, Sophia Palaiologina, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, and Cleopatra V of Egypt. After her are Francisco Solano López, Gülnuş Sultan, Jean Jaurès, Anne Neville, Unas, and Emperor Wen of Han.

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Among people born in 40, Claudia Octavia ranks 5Before her are Pope Clement I, Pedanius Dioscorides, Martial, and Statius. After her are Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Dio Chrysostom, Lucius Licinius Sura, and Lucius Flavius Silva. Among people deceased in 62, Claudia Octavia ranks 3Before her are James, son of Alphaeus, and James the Less. After her are Persius, Sextus Afranius Burrus, Pallas, Porcius Festus, and Faustus Cornelius Sulla Felix.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Claudia Octavia ranks 708 out of 5,161Before her are Arnolfo di Cambio (1240), Leonardo Bruni (1370), Pope Stephen V (850), Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (1759), Pope Theodore II (840), and Britannicus (41). After her are Quintus Sertorius (-126), John William Waterhouse (1849), Cassiodorus (487), Angela Merici (1474), Renata Tebaldi (1922), and Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1896).


Among politicians born in Italy, Claudia Octavia ranks 126Before her are Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy (1562), Agathocles of Syracuse (-361), Pescennius Niger (135), Charles Albert of Sardinia (1798), Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (1759), and Britannicus (41). After her are Quintus Sertorius (-126), Mario Monti (1943), Prince Napoléon Bonaparte (1822), Francis II of the Two Sicilies (1836), William II of Sicily (1153), and Gaius Octavius (-100).