Claudius II Gothicus (Person, Concept)

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Claudius II Gothicus (en), Claudius Gothicus (de), Claude II le Gothique (fr), Claudio II (es), Claudio il Gotico (it), Κλαύδιος Γοτθικός (el)Additional labels


Claudius II (Latin: Marcus Aurelius Valerius Claudius Augustus; May 10, 213 – January 270), commonly known as Claudius Gothicus, was Roman Emperor from 268 to 270. During his reign he fought successfully against the Alamanni and scored a crushing victory against the Goths at the Battle of Naissus. He died after succumbing to a smallpox plague that ravaged the provinces of the Empire.

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