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Gordian I and II

Gordian I and Gordian II: usurpers, who unsuccessfully tried to overthrow the emperor Maximinus Thrax (January 238).

Gordian IMain deeds: Both men revolted against Maximinus Thrax but were defeated by Capellianus. Their revolt was successfully continued by Pupienus and Balbinus, who adopted Gordianus III.

Gordian I

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Gordian II

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