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]


  1. Grant, Michael; Cicero, Marcus Tullius (1993). On Government. New York: Penguin Books. p. 244. ISBN 0-14-044595-1.
  2. George Converse Fiske (1902). "The Politics of the Patrician Claudii". Harvard Studies in Classical Philology. Harvard University Press. XIII: 42.
Political offices
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
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