Roman Emperors

Dates of Reign Emperor
27 B.C.–14 A.D. Augustus (Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus)
14–37 Tiberius (Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar)
37–41 Caligula (Gaius Claudius Nero Caesar Germanicus). Grandnephew of Tiberius.
41–54 Claudius (Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar Drusus)
54–68 Nero (Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus Claudius Drusus). Son of Caligula's sister
68–69 Galba (Servius Sulpicius Galba)
69 Otho (Marcus Salvius Otho)
69 Vitellius (Aulus Vitellius Germanicus)
69–79 Vespasian (Titus Flavius Vespasianus)
79–81 Titus (Titus Flavius Vespasianus). Son of Vespasian.
81–96 Domitian (Titus Flavius Domitianus)
96–98 Nerva (Marcus Cocceius Nerva)
98–117 Trajan (Marcus Ulpius Nerva Trajanus)
117–138 Hadrian (Publius Aelius Traianus Hadrianus)
138–161 Antoninus Pius (Titus Aurelius Fulvius Boionius Arrius Antoninus Pius)
161(147)–180 Marcus Aurelius (Marcus Annius Aurelius Verus)
161–169 Lucius Aurelius Verus (Lucius Ceionius Commodus Verus)
180(172)–192 Commodus (Lucius Aelius Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Cornmodus)
193 Pertinax (Publius Helvius Pertinax)
193 Didius Julian (Marcus Didius Salvius Julianus Severus)
193–211 Septimius Severus (Lucius Septimius Severus)
211(198)–217 Caracalla (Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Bassianus Caracallus). Son of Septimius Severus.
209–211 Geta (Publius Septimius Geta). Son of Septimius Severus
217–218 Macrinus (Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus)
218 Diadumenian (Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus). Son of Macrinius.
218–222 Elagabulus (Marcus Varius Avitus Bassianus Aurelius Antoninus Heliogabalus)
222–235 Severus Alexander (Marcus Alexianus Bassianus Aurelius Severus Alexander)
235–238 Maximinus (Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus "Thrax")
237–238 Gordian I (Marcus Antonius Gordianus)
238 Pupienus (Marcus Clodius Pupienus Maximnus)
238 Balbinus (Decimus Caelius Babbinus)
238–244 Gordian III (Marcus Antonius Gordianus)
244–249 Philip "Arabs" (Marcus Julius Philippus "Arabs")
249–251 Decius (Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius)
251–253 Gallus (Gaius Vibius Trebonianus Gallus)
252–253 Aemilian (Marcus Julius Aemilius Aemilianus)
253–259 Valerian (Gaius Publius Licinius Valerianus)
259(255)–268 Gallien (Publius Licinius Egnatius Gallienus)
268–270 Claudius II (Marcus Aurelius Claudius Gothicus)
270–275 Aurelian (Lucius Domitius Aurelianus)
275–276 Tacitus (Marcus Claudius Tacitus)
276 Florian (Marcus Annius Florianus)
276–282 Probus (Marcus Aurelius Probus)
After 282, emperors were chosen by the troops without the consent of the Senate.
281–283 Carus (Marcus Aurelius Carus)
284–305 Diocletian (Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diodes Jovius)
286–305 Maximian (Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus Herculius)
305(293)–306 Constantius I (Flavius Valerius Constantius Chlorus)
305(293)–311 Galerius (Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus)
306–307 Severus (Flavius Valerius Severus)
306–312 Maxentius (Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maxentius)
311(307)–324 Licinius (Gaius Flavius Valerius Licinianus Licinius)
311(306)–337 Constantine I, the Great (Flavius Valerius Constantinus)
337–340 Constantine II (Flavius Valerius Claudius Constantinus)
337–361 Constantius II (Flavius Valerius Julius Constantius)
337–350 Constans (Flavius Valerius Julius Constans)
361–363 Julian, the Apostate (Flavius Claudius Julianus)
363–364 Jovian (Flavius Jovianus)

 

Western Emperors Eastern Emperors
364–375 Valentinian I (Flavius Valentinianus). 364–378 Valens. Made co-Augustus by Valentinian I, his brother.
375(367)–383 Gratian (Flavius Gratianus Augustus). Son of Valentinian I.    
375–392 Valentinian II (Flavius Valentinianus). Son of Valentinian I. Murdered by the Frankish comes Arbogast, who set up Eugenius.    
392–395 Theodosius, the Great (Flavius Theodosius) 379–395 Theodosius, the Great
383–388 Maximus (Magnus Clemens Maximus). Proclaimed by the British legions; executed by Theodosius.
392–394 Eugenius (Flavius Eugenius). Slain in battle with Theodosius.
395(393)–423 Honorius (Flavius Honorius), youngest son of Theodosius. 395(383)-408 Arcadius, eldest son of Theodosius.
421 Constantius III (Flavius Constantius). 408(402)-450 Theodosius II, son of Arcadius.
423–425 John (Johannes)
425–454 Valentinian III (Flavius Placidius Valentinianus
455 Petronius (Flavius Ancius Petronius Maximus) 450–457 Marcian (Marcianus). Married Arcadius' daughter.
455–456 Avitus (Flavius Maecilius Eparchus Avitus)    
457–461 Majorian (Julius Valerius Maioranus) 457–474 Leo I (Leo Thrax, Magnus)
461–465 Severus (Libius Severianus Severus)  
467–472 Anthemius (Procopius Anthemius)    
472 Olybrius (Anicius Olybrius)    
473–474 Glycerius    
473–480 Julius Nepos 473–474 Leo II. Grandson of Leo I.
475–476 Romulus Augustulus (Flavius Momyllus Romulus Augustus)  Traditionally considered the last Roman emperor. 474–491 Zeno. See Byzantine Emperors for the continuation in the East.
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