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Livia Drusilla (30 January 59 BC – 28 September 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 14 AD. Livia was the daughter of Roman Senator Marcus Livius Drusus Claudianus and his wife Alfidia. She married Tiberius Claudius Nero around 43 BC, and they had two sons, Tiberius and Drusus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Livia has received more than 1,766,872 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Livia is the 51st most popular companion (down from 49th in 2019), the 340th most popular biography from Italy (up from 374th in 2019) and the 4th 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 51 out of 687Before her are Anne Hathaway, Magda Goebbels, Queen Sonja of Norway, Anne of Cleves, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, and Ingrid of Sweden. After her are Hafsa bint Umar, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Tughril, Isabeau of Bavaria, Catherine Howard, and Claude of France.

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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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Among people born in Italy, Livia ranks 340 out of 4,088Before her are Geta (189), Pope Adrian II (792), Umberto I of Italy (1844), Andrea Bocelli (1958), Marcus Terentius Varro (-116), and Charles IV of Spain (1748). After her are Simone Martini (1284), Pope Honorius IV (1210), Guido Reni (1575), Pope Anacletus (1), Pope Innocent IV (1195), and Pope Boniface I (370).


Among companions born in Italy, Livia ranks 4Before her are Catherine de' Medici (1519), Messalina (17), and Zita of Bourbon-Parma (1892). After her are Poppaea Sabina (30), Elisabeth Farnese (1692), Josephine of Leuchtenberg (1807), Maria Luisa of Parma (1751), Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily (1772), Bianca Maria Sforza (1472), Julia the Elder (-39), and Amalasuntha (495).