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Nero Claudius Drusus

38 BC - 9 BC

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Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus (38–9 BC), also called Drusus the Elder, was a Roman politician and military commander. He was a patrician Claudian on his birth father's side but his maternal grandmother was from a plebeian family. He was the son of Livia Drusilla and the legal stepson of her second husband, the Emperor Augustus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nero Claudius Drusus has received more than 1,191,522 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Nero Claudius Drusus is the 118th most popular military personnel (up from 132nd in 2019), the 451st most popular biography from Italy (up from 483rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Italian Military Personnel.

Nero Claudius Drusus was a Roman general and politician who was a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty. He was the son of Livia Drusilla and Tiberius Claudius Nero, and brother to the Emperor Claudius. He is most famous for his military campaigns in Germania.

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Among military personnels, Nero Claudius Drusus ranks 118 out of 1,468Before him are Narses, Theodor Eicke, Yi Sun-sin, Stilicho, Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, and Ludwig Beck. After him are George S. Patton, Michael Wittmann, Bohemond I of Antioch, Louis-Nicolas Davout, Walther von Brauchitsch, and Zhao Yun.

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Among people born in 38 BC, Nero Claudius Drusus ranks 1After him is Yuri of Goguryeo. Among people deceased in 9 BC, Nero Claudius Drusus ranks 1

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Among people born in Italy, Nero Claudius Drusus ranks 451 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Anastasius I (340), Queen Paola of Belgium (1937), Pope Honorius II (1100), Pope Anastasius III (890), Pope John IX (850), and Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430). After him are Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857), Pope Sixtus III (390), Silvana Mangano (1930), Scipio Aemilianus (-185), Pope Leo II (611), and Bohemond I of Antioch (1054).


Among military personnels born in Italy, Nero Claudius Drusus ranks 5Before him are Cesare Borgia (1475), Germanicus (-15), Andrea Doria (1466), and Gaius Julius Caesar (-135). After him are Bohemond I of Antioch (1054), Matilda of Tuscany (1046), Giovanni Giustiniani (1418), Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (-229), Gaius Claudius Glaber (-200), Sejanus (-20), and Federico da Montefeltro (1422).