New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Gaius Octavius

100 BC - 58 BC

Photo of Gaius Octavius

Icon of person Gaius Octavius

Gaius Octavius (about 100 – 59 BC) was a Roman politician. He was an ancestor to the Roman Emperors of the Julio-Claudian dynasty. He was the father of the Emperor Augustus, step-grandfather of the Emperor Tiberius, great-grandfather of the Emperor Claudius, and great-great grandfather of the Emperors Caligula and Nero. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaius Octavius has received more than 94,024 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Gaius Octavius is the 2,018th most popular politician (up from 2,113th in 2019), the 730th most popular biography from Italy (up from 773rd in 2019) and the 139th most popular Italian Politician.

Gaius Octavius was most famous for being the adopted son of Julius Caesar and heir to his legacy. He was also known as Augustus Caesar and became the first emperor of Rome.

Memorability Metrics

  • 94k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Gaius Octaviuses by language


Among politicians, Gaius Octavius ranks 2,018 out of 15,577Before him are Jayavarman VII, Donald Rumsfeld, Emperor Shenzong of Song, Rupert, King of Germany, 1st Dalai Lama, and Li Zicheng. After him are Hongzhi Emperor, Vojislav Koštunica, John of Saxony, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Gaius Marcius Coriolanus, and Seqenenre Tao.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 100 BC, Gaius Octavius ranks 14Before him are Crixus, Herodias, Cornelius Nepos, Simon of Cyrene, Cleopatra V of Egypt, and Ambiorix. After him are Gamaliel, Andronicus of Rhodes, Zebedee, Ptolemy XI Alexander II, Titus Labienus, and Thusnelda. Among people deceased in 58 BC, Gaius Octavius ranks 1

Others Born in 100 BC

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 58 BC

Go to all Rankings

In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gaius Octavius ranks 730 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Alexander II (1010), Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat (1150), Ottorino Respighi (1879), Lorenzo di Credi (1459), Constans (320), and Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli (1397). After him are Giovanni Schiaparelli (1835), Pope Theodore II (840), Pietro Metastasio (1698), Henry of Germany (1211), Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), and Galeazzo Maria Sforza (1444).


Among politicians born in Italy, Gaius Octavius ranks 139Before him are Francis II of the Two Sicilies (1836), Athalaric (516), Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France (1248), Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (1759), Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat (1150), and Constans (320). After him are Henry of Germany (1211), Gianni Agnelli (1921), Faustina the Younger (125), Pupienus (170), Vannozza dei Cattanei (1442), and Marcus Claudius Tacitus (200).