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53 - 117
  Trajan, 13th Roman Emperor
  Trajan, 13th Roman Emperor
Trajan was Roman emperor (A.D. 98-A.D. 117). Born in Spain, he was the first non-Italian to become head of the empire. Trajan served in the East, in Germany, and in Spain. He was adopted in A.D. 97 by Emperor Nerva, who died shortly afterward. A capa...
 
 
76 - 138
  Hadrian, 14th Roman Emperor
  Hadrian, 14th Roman Emperor
Publius Aelius Traianus Hadrianus, known as Hadrian in English, was Roman emperor from 117 - 138, and member of the gens Aelia. Hadrian was born in Italica, Hispania, to a well-established settler family. He was a distant relative of his predecessor...
 
 
86 - 161
  Antoninus Pius, 15th Roman Emperor
  Antoninus Pius, 15th Roman Emperor
Antoninus Pius, also known as Antoninus, was Roman Emperor from 138 to 161. He was a member of the Nerva-Antonine dynasty and the Aurelii. He did not possess the sobriquet "Pius" until after his accession to the throne. Almost certainly, he earned th...
 
 
121 - 180
  Marcus Aurelius, 16th Roman Emperor
  Marcus Aurelius, 16th Roman Emperor
Marcus Antoninus the Philosopher, Roman Emperor from 161 to his death in 180. It is this quality of Marcus' character which has made him a unique figure in Roman history, since he was the only emperor whose life was molded by, and devoted to, philoso...
 
         



 
 
         
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