Claudia Rugner (クラウディア・ルーグナー) is a minor character in Suikoden. The late wife of Emperor Barbarossa Rugner, she was known to hold a resemblance to Windy and is also the basis of the Golden Goddess statue.
The former beloved wife of Barbarossa Rugner, in an attempt to escape, Claudia was murdered by Geil Rugner's forces during the Succession War. Barbarossa never truly recovered from her death; he later would commission the Golden Goddess Statue from the famous sculptor Basil in the likeness of his wife.
Claudia is never seen in the game, however, after Barbarossa meets Windy, he becomes fascinated with her. Due to her similarity with Claudia, Barbarossa falls in love with her. However, Windy uses, and controls Barbarossa for her own misdeeds.