Eldest and favorite child of Nero au Augustus. He died after challenging Karnus au Bellona to a duel over the humiliation of his lover. Claudius was considered to be honourable and a much better man than all of the Bellona heirs put together. He was beloved by his younger sister Virginia but had a tenuous relationship with his brother, with his death later being revealed to be the result of a scheme by his younger brother Adrius.
- Claudius was one of the first five Roman emperors, collectively referred to as the Julio-Claudian dynasty
- The gens Claudia had branches, one of which was Claudii Nerones (uses surname Nero), a main branch