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Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus (, ty-BEER-ee-əs; 16 November 42 BC – 16 March AD 37) was Roman emperor from AD 14 until 37. He succeeded his stepfather Augustus, the first Roman emperor. Tiberius was born in Rome in 42 BC to Roman politician Tiberius Claudius Nero and his wife, Livia Drusilla. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tiberius has received more than 9,079,242 page views. His biography is available in 98 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 95 in 2019). Tiberius is the 124th most popular politician (down from 113th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 39th in 2019) and the 13th 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 124 out of 19,576Before him are Golda Meir, Ariel Sharon, Mary I of England, Mehmed III, Yitzhak Rabin, and Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Louis XIII of France, Theodosius I, Cyrus the Great, Philip II of Macedon, Hermann Göring, and Philip IV of France.

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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, Maroboduus, and Marcus Gavius Apicius.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Tiberius ranks 42 out of 5,161Before him are Maria Montessori (1870), Titian (1488), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Silvio Berlusconi (1936), Pontius Pilate (-12), and Pope John Paul I (1912). After him are Donatello (1386), Florence Nightingale (1820), Empedocles (-490), Gioachino Rossini (1792), Evangelista Torricelli (1608), and Pope Pius IX (1792).


Among politicians born in Italy, Tiberius ranks 13Before him are Marcus Aurelius (121), Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768), Caligula (12), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Silvio Berlusconi (1936), and Pontius Pilate (-12). After him are Vespasian (9), Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194), Titus (41), Mark Antony (-83), Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), and Sonia Gandhi (1946).