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Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus ( NEER-oh; born Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus; 15 December AD 37 – 9 June AD 68) was a Roman emperor and the final emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, reigning from AD 54 until his death in AD 68. Nero was born at Antium in AD 37, the son of Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus and Agrippina the Younger (great-granddaughter of the emperor Augustus). Nero was three when his father died. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nero has received more than 16,185,401 page views. His biography is available in 110 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 105 in 2019). Nero is the 49th most popular politician (down from 45th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Italy (up from 23rd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Italian Politician.

Nero was a Roman emperor who is most famous for starting the Great Fire of Rome in 64 AD.

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Among politicians, Nero ranks 49 out of 19,576Before him are Martin Van Buren, Ulysses S. Grant, Louis XV of France, Mikhail Gorbachev, Pericles, and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Justinian I, Josip Broz Tito, Akhenaten, William IV of the United Kingdom, Peter the Great, and James K. Polk.

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Among people born in 37, Nero ranks 1After him is Josephus. Among people deceased in 68, Nero ranks 1After him are Mark the Evangelist, Philemon, Statilia Messalina, Publius Petronius Turpilianus, Gaius Julius Vindex, Gaius Nymphidius Sabinus, Lucius Clodius Macer, and Tiberius Julius Mithridates.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Nero ranks 21 out of 5,161Before him are Thomas Aquinas (1225), Benito Mussolini (1883), Cicero (-106), Giordano Bruno (1548), Virgil (-70), and Francis of Assisi (1182). After him are Caravaggio (1571), Petrarch (1304), Amerigo Vespucci (1454), Ovid (-43), Marcus Aurelius (121), and Giovanni Boccaccio (1313).


Among politicians born in Italy, Nero ranks 6Before him are Julius Caesar (-100), Augustus (-63), Commodus (161), Benito Mussolini (1883), and Cicero (-106). After him are Marcus Aurelius (121), Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768), Caligula (12), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Silvio Berlusconi (1936), and Pontius Pilate (-12).