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Tiberius 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 6,480,987 page views. His biography is available in 92 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Tiberius is the 90th most popular politician (up from 99th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Italy (up from 39th in 2019) and the 11th 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 90 out of 15,710Before him are Henry IV of France, Margaret Thatcher, Heinrich Himmler, Ashoka, Mary II of England, and Hadrian. After him are Darius the Great, Ahmed I, Boris Yeltsin, Philip II of Spain, Philip II of Macedon, and Giuseppe Garibaldi.

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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 Marcus Gavius Apicius, Antonia Minor, and Maroboduus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Tiberius ranks 37 out of 4,088Before him are Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Horace (-65), Alessandro Volta (1745), Donatello (1386), Niccolò Paganini (1782), and Ennio Morricone (1928). After him are Titian (1488), Giacomo Casanova (1725), Florence Nightingale (1820), Pope John Paul I (1912), Catherine de' Medici (1519), and Pope Pius XII (1876).


Among politicians born in Italy, Tiberius ranks 11Before him are Commodus (161), Nero (37), Marcus Aurelius (121), Caligula (12), Pontius Pilate (-12), and Lorenzo de' Medici (1449). After him are Mark Antony (-83), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Vespasian (9), Brutus the Younger (-85), Titus (41), and Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194).