Messalina Biography

Valeria Messalina, sometimes spelled Messallina, was the third wife of the Roman Emperor Claudius. She was also a paternal cousin of the Emperor Nero, second cousin of the Emperor Caligula, and great-grandniece of the Emperor Augustus. A powerful and influential woman with a reputation for promiscuity, it was claimed that she conspired against her husband and was executed when the plot was discovered. Her notorious reputation is arguably the result of political bias. It has been perpetuated by works of art and literature into modern times. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Messalina
Full Name:
Valeria Messalina
Profession:
Sex worker
Age at Death:
28-31
Cause of Death:
Capital punishment
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