agrippina agrippina

Definition(s):

  1. (n) wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero
  2. (n) granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)

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  • Day in History: Poisoned Roman Emperor; US Navy Origins; 1960 Debates; Surviving Andes Plane Crash

    On Oct. 13 - In 54, Roman Emperor Claudius I died, poisoned apparently at the behest of his wife, Agrippina (ag-rih-PEE'-nuh). In 1775, the United States Navy had its origins as the Continental Congress ordered the construction of a naval fleet. In 1960, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon held the third televised debate of their presidential campaign (Nixon was in Los Angeles, Kennedy in New York ...
    on October 13, 2013     Source: WTVY Dothan

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