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Livia

Roman Empress Livia

Full Name: Livia Drusilla
Profession: Roman Empress

Nationality:
Roman Empire
Roman

Why Famous: The wife and adviser of the Roman emperor Augustus throughout his reign.

She played a large role in the Julio-Claudian dynasty, as she was also the mother of Tiberius, grandmother of Claudius (who deified her), great-grandmother of Caligula, and great-great-grandmother of Nero.

Born: January 30, 58 BC
Birthplace: Rome (suspected)
Star Sign: Aquarius

Married Life

  • 0038-01-17 BC Roman Republican Leader Octavian, later Augustus 1st Roman Emperor, marries Livia Drusilla