Claudius I


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Clau·di·us I

 (klô′dē-əs) Full name Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus. 10 bc-ad 54.
Emperor of Rome (ad 41-54) who became ruler after Caligula was murdered. He was poisoned by his wife, Agrippina, after her son Nero was named as heir.
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Noun1.Claudius I - Roman Emperor after his nephew Caligula was murderedClaudius I - Roman Emperor after his nephew Caligula was murdered; consolidated the Roman Empire and conquered southern Britain; was poisoned by his fourth wife Agrippina after her son Nero was named as Claudius' heir (10 BC to AD 54)
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Jacobi is perhaps best known for his role as Roman emperor Claudius I in the classic 1976 BBC-TV miniseries I, Claudius.
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