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Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus (; 16 November 42 BC – 16 March AD 37) was the second Roman emperor. He reigned from AD 14 until 37, succeeding his stepfather, the first Roman emperor Augustus. Tiberius was born in Rome in 42 BC. His father was the politician Tiberius Claudius Nero and his mother was Livia Drusilla, who would eventually divorce his father, and marry the future-emperor Augustus in 38 BC. Following the untimely deaths of Augustus' two grandsons and adopted heirs, Gaius and Lucius Caesar, Tiberius was designated Augustus' successor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tiberius has received more than 6,985,660 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 92 in 2019). Tiberius is the 115th most popular politician (down from 90th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Italy (down from 37th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Italian Politician.

Tiberius is most famous for being the second Roman emperor. He was born in 42 BC and died in 37 AD. His reign lasted from 14 AD to 37 AD.

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Among politicians, Tiberius ranks 115 out of 15,577Before him are Isabella I of Castile, Yasser Arafat, Pepin the Short, Louis XIII of France, Philip II of Macedon, and Hatshepsut. After him are Clovis I, Diocletian, Cyrus the Great, Mustafa I, Murad I, and Bayezid I.

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Among people born in 42 BC, Tiberius ranks 1After him is Marcus Claudius Marcellus. Among people deceased in 37, Tiberius ranks 1After him are Antonia Minor, Marcus Gavius Apicius, and Maroboduus.

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Among people born in Italy, Tiberius ranks 39 out of 4,668Before him are Parmenides (-501), Horace (-65), Giacomo Puccini (1858), Titian (1488), Pontius Pilate (-12), and Donatello (1386). After him are Saint Lucy (283), Maria Montessori (1870), Pope John Paul I (1912), Pope John XXIII (1881), Gioachino Rossini (1792), and Lorenzo de' Medici (1449).


Among politicians born in Italy, Tiberius ranks 10Before him are Cicero (-106), Commodus (161), Nero (37), Marcus Aurelius (121), Caligula (12), and Pontius Pilate (-12). After him are Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Mark Antony (-83), Vespasian (9), Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), and Titus (41).