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Subject: Publius Claudius Pulcher (consul 249 BC), Roman censors, List of Roman consuls
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Gaius Claudius Centho

Gaius Claudius Centho (or Cento) was a 3rd-century BC member of a prominent and wealthy patrician Roman Republic family. He was the third son of Appius Claudius Caecus, and a member of the Claudii. He was consul in the year 240 BC.[1] He was Roman censor in 225, interrex in 217 and Roman dictator in 213. [2]

Preceded by
Aulus Manlius Torquatus Atticus and Quintus Lutatius Cerco
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Marcus Sempronius Tuditanus
240 BC
Succeeded by
Gaius Mamilius Turrinus and Quintus Valerius Falto


  1. ^ Grant, Michael; Cicero, Marcus Tullius (1993). On Government. New York: Penguin Books. p. 244.  
  2. ^ George Converse Fiske (1902). "The Politics of the Patrician Claudii". Harvard Studies in Classical Philology (Harvard University Press) XIII: 42. 
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