List of Roman Emperors (2)

On these pages, you will find the names, regnal dates, and portraits of the emperors of the Roman Empire, with links to more information.

TrajanTrajan
  • 18 September 53: Marcus Ulpius Trajanus Crinitus
  • October 97: Imperator Caesar Nerva Trajanus
  • 28 January 98: Imperator Caesar Nerva Trajanus Augustus
  • Germanicus (97), Dacicus (102), Optimus (114), Parthicus (116)
  • 7 August 117: natural death

HadrianHadrian
  • 24 January 76: Publius Aelius Hadrianus
  • 11 August 117: Imperator Caesar Trajanus Hadrianus Augustus
  • Other titles (only in Greece): Olympios (128), Panhellenios (132), Panionios (132)
  • Refused titles: Optimus, Germanicus, Dacicus, Parthicus
  • 10 July 138: natural death

Biography from the Historia Augusta


Aelius CaesarLucius Aelius
  • 13 January 101: Lucius Ceionius Commodus
  • Summer 136: Lucius Aelius Caesar
  • 1 January 138: natural death

Biography from the Historia Augusta


Antoninus PiusAntoninus Pius
  • 19 September 86: Titus Aurelius Fulvus Boionius (Arrius?) Antoninus
  • 25 January 138: Imperator Titus Aelius Caesar Hadrianus Antoninus
  • 10 July 138: Imperator Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus
  • Pius (138), Germanicus (157), Dacicus (157) 
  • 7 March 161: natural death

Biography from the Historia Augusta


Marcus AureliusMarcus Aurelius
  • 26 April 121: Marcus Annius Catilius Severus
  • 17 March 136: Marcus Annius Verus 
  • 25 February 138: Marcus Aelius Aurelius Verus 
  • 139: Aurelius Caesar
  • 7 March 161: Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus 
    Armeniacus (164), Medicus (166), Parthicus (166), Germanicus (172), Sarmaticus (175) 
  • 17 March 180: natural death

Biography from the Historia Augusta


Lucius VerusLucius Verus
  • 15 December 130: Lucius Ceionius Commodus 
  • 25 February 318: Lucius Aelius Aurelius Commodus 
  • 7 March 161: Imperator Caesar Lucius Aurelius Verus 
  • Armeniacus (164), Medicus (166), Parthicus(166)
  • January (?) 169: natural death

Biography from the Historia Augusta


Avidius Cassius
  • c.120/130: Gaius Avidius Heliodorus
  • April 175: Imperator Caesar Gaius Avidius Cassius Augustus
  • July 175: murdered by officers

Biography from the Historia Augusta


CommodusCommodus
  • 31 Augustus 161: Lucius Aurelius Commodus 
  • 12 October 166: Lucius Aurelius Commodus Caesar 
  • June 177: Imperator Caesar Lucius Aurelius Commodus Augustus 
  • 17 March 180: Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus 
  • Germanicus (172), Sarmaticus (175), Germanicus maximus (182), Britannicus (184)
  • 191: Imperator Caesar Lucius Aurelius Commodus Aurelius
  • 31 December 192: murdered by courtiers

Biography from the Historia Augusta


PertinaxPertinax
  • 1 August 126: Publius Helvius Pertinax 
  • 1 January 193: Publius Helvius Pertinax Augustus
  • 28 March 193: lynched by soldiers

Biography from the Historia Augusta


Didius JulianusDidius Julianus
  • 30 January 133: Marcus Didius Severus Julianus 
  • 28 March 193: Imperator Caesar Marcus Didius Severus Julianus Augustus 
  • 1 June 193: deposed 
  • 2 June 193: murdered by soldiers

Biography from the Historia Augusta


Septimius SeverusSeptimius Severus
  • 11 April 145: Lucius Septimius Severus 
  • 9 April 193: Imperator Caesar Lucius Septimius Severus Pertinax Augustus 
  • Arabicus (195), Adiabenicus (195), Pius (195), Parthicus (198), Britannicus (210) 
  • 4 February 211: natural death

Biography from the Historia Augusta


Pescennius NigerPescennius Niger
  • c.140: Lucius Pescennius Niger 
  • 19 (?) April 193: Imperator Caesar Gaius Pescennius Niger Justus Augustus
  • April 194: executed

Biography from the Historia Augusta


Clodius AlbinusClodius Albinus
  • 25 November 147: full name unknown 
  • April 193: Decimus Clodius Septimius Albinus Caesar
  • Winter 195/196: Imperator Caesar Decimus Clodius Septimius Albinus Augustus
  • 19 February 197: killed in action

Biography from the Historia Augusta


Literature

Dietmar Kienast, Römische Kaisertabelle. Grundzüge einer römischen Kaiserchronologie (1990 Darmstadt)