Emperor Claudius Timeline

Events in the life of the Roman Emperor Claudius

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10 . . . Claudius (Tiberius Claudius Drusus) is born in Lyons to Drusus and Antonia.
9 . . . Tiberius marries Julia.
6 . . . Tiberius in Rhodes.
2 . . . Julia banished.
2 . . . Tiberius recalled.
A.D. 4 . . . Augustus adopts Tiberius.
8 . . . Julia (the Younger) banished. Ovid banished.
9 . . . Massacre in the Teutoburg Forest. Tiberius defends the Rhine.
14 . . .

Death of Augustus.
14 to 37 . . . Tiberius is Emperor.
19 . . . Death of Germanicus. Trial of Piso.
23 . . . Sejanus Commander of the Praetorian Guard.
27 . . . Tiberius moves to Capri.
29 . . . Death of Livia. Agrippina (the Elder) and Nero (her son) banished.
31 . . . Execution of Sejanus.
37 . . . Tiberius (78) smothered.
37 . . . Claudius becomes consul.
37 . . . Caligula is Emperor.
38 . . . Caligula puts his principal supporter, Macro, to death.
40 . . . Caligula's 'victory' over the Germans, Neptune and Britain.
41 . . . Caligula assassinated.
39 . . . Caligula revives treason trials. Caligula goes to Gaul. Claudius marries fourteen year old Valeria Messalina.
39 . . . Messalina bears Claudius a daughter (Octavia).
41 . . . Messalina bears Claudius a son (Britannicus).
41 . . . Claudius is Emperor.
41 . . . Accession of Claudius (24-25 January).
42 . . . Attempted revolt of the governor of Dalmatia, L.

Arruntius Camillus Scribonianus.
42 . . . Claudius discovers a plot against his life, and goes into semi-retirement.
43 . . . Roman commander Aulus Plautius invades England.
44 . . . Parade at Camulodunum (Colchester) and a triumph at Rome.
47 . . . England becomes the Roman province of Britannia.
47-48 .

. . Claudius Censor.
48 . . . Execution of Messalina.
48 . . . Claudius (57) marries Agrippina the Younger, (daughter of Claudius's brother, Germanicus).
49 . . . Seneca is appointed tutor to Nero.
50 . . . Claudius adopts Nero (then, Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus) as his own son. 25 February.
50 . . . Approximate date of the death of Philo Judaeus.
50 . . . The Senate votes Agrippina the title "Augusta."
51 . . . Claudius Consul.
51 . . . Emperor Claudius orders the exile of the Jews from Rome.
53 . . . Nero marries Octavia, Claudius' daughter.
54 . . . Claudius poisoned.
54 . . . Nero's two advisers are Seneca and Sextus Afranius Burrus.
55 . . . Britannicus, the son of Emperor Claudius is poisoned by Emperor Nero.
59 . . . Agrippina the Younger is put to death for criticizing her son's mistress.
60 . . . Revolts break out in Britain against Roman rule.