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.

Trajan
Trajan
Trajan
  • 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

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

Biography from the Historia Augusta


Antoninus Pius
Antoninus Pius
Antoninus 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 Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius
Marcus 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 Verus
Lucius Verus
Lucius 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


Commodus
Commodus
Commodus
  • 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


Pertinax
Pertinax
Pertinax
  • 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 Julianus
Didius Julianus
Didius 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 Severus
Septimius Severus
Septimius 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 Niger
Pescennius Niger
Pescennius 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 Albinus
Clodius Albinus
Clodius 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)