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Name:  Drusus I
Brief biography:  Roman commander, stepson of Augustus, brother of Tiberius, grandfather of Caligula, father of Claudius and great-grandfather of Nero.
Nationality:  Roman
Occupation:  General
Date of birth:  38 BC
Place of birth:  Italy
Date of death:  9 BC
Place of death:  Germany

Drusus was a competent commander of the Roman armies and was posthumously awarded the name Germanicus for his conquest of Germania. He was stepson to the Emperor Augustus, who married Drusus's mother, Livia; brother to the Emperor Tiberius, grandfather to the Emperor Caligula, father to the Emperor Claudius and great-grandfather to the Emperor Nero. He was posthumously honoured on the coins of his son, the Emperor Claudius.

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Augustus; Drusus I; Lugdunum
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