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Coin of Johannes. Bode-Museum, Berlin (Germany). Photo Jona Lendering.
Johannes (Bode-Museum, Berlin)
Johannes: emperor of the West-Roman empire (423-425).


  • year of birth unknown; possibly of Gothic descent
  • 20 November 423: recognized by the Senate as emperor
  • May/June 425: executed by East-Roman troops
Successor of: Honorius

Main deeds:

  • 423 Becomes emperor in Rome; not recognized by Theodosius II in the east, who supports his relative Valentinian III
  • 425 Consul (not recognized outside Rome); executed by East-Roman troops

Succeeded by: Valentinian III

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