Augustus 63 B.C.-A.D. 14. First emperor of Rome (27 BC-AD 14) and grandnephew of Julius Caesar. Produced Gaius Octavius, he took the name Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus—often referred to merely as Octavian in English texts—in 44 after Caesar's murder. He defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 and afterwards attained control of the empire. In 27 he had been named emperor and given the honorary name Augustus.
The Roman emperor Augustus, also called Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (63 BCE - 14 CE); heir to Julius Caesar
A male given name taken fully to used in the 18th century.