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Livia Drusilla (30 January 59 BC – AD 29) was Roman empress from 27 BC to AD 14 as the wife of emperor Augustus. She was known as Julia Augusta after her formal adoption into the Julian family in AD 14. Livia was the daughter of Roman senator Marcus Livius Drusus Claudianus and his wife Alfidia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Livia has received more than 2,047,254 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Livia is the 38th most popular companion (up from 51st in 2019), the 252nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 340th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Companion.

Livia is most famous for being the wife of Emperor Augustus and the mother of Emperor Tiberius.

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Among companions, Livia ranks 38 out of 673Before her are Anne of Cleves, Mileva Marić, Tughril, Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, Eugénie de Montijo, and Maria Theresa of Spain. After her are Madame du Barry, Catherine Parr, Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Magda Goebbels, Salman the Persian, and Maria Carolina of Austria.

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Among people born in 58 BC, Livia ranks 1After her is Dongmyeong of Goguryeo. Among people deceased in 29, Livia ranks 1

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Livia ranks 252 out of 4,668Before her are Juvenal (50), Michelangelo Antonioni (1912), Sonia Gandhi (1946), Sergio Mattarella (1941), Pope Innocent IX (1519), and Pope Lucius III (1110). After her are Andrea Mantegna (1431), Germanicus (-15), Pope Benedict II (635), Valentinian III (419), Man in the Iron Mask (1640), and Pope Urban I (222).


Among companions born in Italy, Livia ranks 3Before her are Catherine de' Medici (1519) and Messalina (17). After her are Zita of Bourbon-Parma (1892), Poppaea Sabina (30), Josephine of Leuchtenberg (1807), Maria Luisa of Parma (1751), Caterina Sforza (1463), Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily (1772), Julia the Elder (-39), Bianca Maria Sforza (1472), and Maria Luisa of Savoy (1688).