Fourth emperor in the Julio - Claudian line.
Roman Emperor after his nephew Caligula was murdered; consolidated the 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)
Roman emperor 41-54. Seriously hampered by ill-health, he turned more to scholarship than empire-building, although Britain was annexed into the Empire during his reign.
Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (August 1 10 BC – October 13 54) (Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus before his accession) was the fourth Roman Emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, ruling from January 24 41 to his death in 54. Born in Lugdunum in Gaul (modern-day Lyon, France), to Drusus and Antonia Minor, he was the first Roman Emperor to be born outside Italy.