Octavia the Younger

Noble person

1969 – 2022

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Who was Octavia the Younger?

Octavia the Younger, also known as Octavia Minor or simply Octavia, was the sister of the first Roman Emperor, Augustus, half-sister of Octavia the Elder, and fourth wife of Mark Antony. She was also the great-grandmother of the Emperor Caligula and Empress Agrippina the Younger, maternal grandmother of the Emperor Claudius, and paternal great-grandmother and maternal great-great grandmother of the Emperor Nero.

One of the most prominent women in Roman history, Octavia was respected and admired by contemporaries for her loyalty, nobility and humanity, and for maintaining traditional Roman feminine virtues.

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Born
Dec 31, 1969
Nola
Also known as
  • Octavia
  • Octavia Minor
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Died
Jan 24, 2022
Rome
Resting place
Mausoleum of Augustus

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on July 23, 2013

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