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Florianus


Coin of Florian. Bode-Museum, Berlin (Germany). Photo Jona Lendering.
Florianus (Bode-Museum, Berlin)
Florianus: emperor of the Roman world (276).

Names:

  • full name and date of birth unknown
  • July 276: Imperator Gaius Marcus Annius Florianus Augustus
  • September 276: lynched by soldiers
Successor of: Tacitus

Main deeds: praetorian prefect; became emperor after the death of his brother; almost immediately killed by soldiers

Succeeded by: Probus

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Coin of Florianus, "Fides Militium". Thermenmuseum, Heerlen (Netherlands). Photo Jona Lendering.
Coin of Florianus, "Fides Militium". Thermenmuseum, Heerlen
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