A popular Roman disctator, politician, and military general who played a very important role in the events that led to the death of the Roman Republic and the sudden rise of the Roman Empire. He was also a very accurate historian and wrote a lot of Latin prose.
31 B.C. - 14 a.d
Augustus was also known as Octavian. He was the first emperor of ancient Rome. Augustus became emperor after Julius Caesar died in 44 BCE. In 27 BCE Augustus revived the republic of Rome.
Tiberius Claudius Nero
14 a.d - 37 a.d
The original name was Tiberius Claudius Nero, second Roman emperor the adopted son of Augustus, whose imperial institutions and imperial boundaries he sought to preserve.
37 AD - 41 AD
Gaius Caesar, nicknamed Caligula or "Little Boot," adopted the name Gaius Caesar Germanicus. Records show that he was cruel and unpredictable leader. He restored treason trials and put a lot of people to death.
41 AD - 54 AD
After the death of Emperor Caligula and his family at the hands of the Praetorian Guard, the future Emperor Claudius was found quivering behind a set of curtains, fearing for his own life, and named emperor.
54 AD - 68 AD
Nero became emperor of the Roman Empire after the death of his adopted father, the Emperor Claudius. The last ruler of what historians call the “Julio-Claudian” dynasty, he ruled until he committed suicide in June, A.D. 68.
68 AD - 69 AD
insurrection against Nero broke out, and Galba was proclaimed emperor by his soldiers. Nero committed suicide, and Galba succeeded him. A few months after his reign began, a rebellion led by Otho took place.
69 AD - 79 AD
Vespasian was a Roman emperor whose fiscal reforms and consolidation of the empire made his reign a period of political stability and funded a vast Roman building program that included the Temple of Peace, the Colosseum, and restoration of the capitol.
Vitellius was the Roman emperor from April to December 69 CE. Vitellius was the third of the four emperors who ruled the Roman Empire in the year 69 CE.He was the son of Lucius Vitellius, a consul and former governor of Syria, and a noblewoman Sextilia.
January 15, 69 ad - April 16, 69 ad
Otho was the Roman emperor for three months, from 15 January to 16 April 69. He was the second emperor of the Year of the Four Emperors.