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Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (; Latin: [tɪˈbɛriʊs ˈklau̯diʊs ˈkae̯sar au̯ˈɡʊstʊs gɛrˈmaːnɪkʊs]; 1 August 10 BC – 13 October AD 54) was the fourth Roman emperor, ruling from AD 41 to 54. A member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, Claudius was born to Drusus and Antonia Minor at Lugdunum in Roman Gaul, where his father was stationed as a military legate. He was the first Roman emperor to be born outside Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claudius has received more than 5,707,274 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Claudius is the 126th most popular politician (down from 107th in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from France (down from 47th in 2019) and the 11th most popular French Politician.

Claudius is most famous for being the emperor of Rome from 41-54 AD. He was the last emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, and the last emperor to rule over a united Roman Empire.

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Among politicians, Claudius ranks 126 out of 15,577Before him are Murad I, Bayezid I, Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, Amenhotep III, Lorenzo de' Medici, and Xerxes I. After him are Mark Antony, Narendra Modi, Bayezid II, Kim Jong-il, Francis I of France, and Mehmed IV.

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Among people born in 10 BC, Claudius ranks 1After him are Mary Magdalene, James, son of Alphaeus, and Lucius Vitellius the Elder. Among people deceased in 54, Claudius ranks 1After him are Stachys the Apostle, Tiberius Claudius Narcissus, Domitia Lepida the Younger, Ban Biao, and Caratacus.

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Among people born in France, Claudius ranks 50 out of 6,011Before him are Édouard Manet (1832), Octave Mirbeau (1848), Auguste Rodin (1840), Pierre de Coubertin (1863), Michel de Montaigne (1533), and Émile Zola (1840). After him are Brigitte Bardot (1934), Francis I of France (1494), Pierre de Fermat (1601), Michel Foucault (1926), William the Conqueror (1028), and Stendhal (1783).


Among politicians born in France, Claudius ranks 11Before him are Louis XV of France (1710), Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807), Henry IV of France (1553), Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor (1122), Philip IV of France (1268), and Louis XIII of France (1601). After him are Francis I of France (1494), Cardinal Richelieu (1585), Maximilien Robespierre (1758), Louis IX of France (1214), Henry III of France (1551), and Louis the Pious (778).