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Tiberius

Roman Emperor Tiberius

Full Name: Tiberius Claudius Nero
Profession: Roman Emperor

Nationality: Roman

Why Famous: Roman Emperor from 14 AD to 37 AD.

Tiberius was one of Rome's greatest generals, but also one of its more controversial emperors.

He has come to be remembered as a dark, reclusive and sombre ruler who never really desired to be emperor.

Born: November 16, 42 BC
Birthplace: Rome, Roman Empire
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: March 10, 37 (aged 77)

Events in the Life of Tiberius

  • 0008-08-03 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus
  • 0013-11-16 General Tiberius' (later Emperor) triumphant procession through Rome after siege of Germany
  • 0037-03-18 Roman Senate annuls Tiberius' will and proclaims Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (aka Caligula = Little Boots) emperor

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