He was a successful commander in Germany and he was the governor of Lower Germany (oth.res.)
The first African emperor of Rome.
The ancient sources portray Caracalla as a tyrant and as a cruel leader.
The first Roman Emperor that didn't serve in senate.
The Senate accepted him as the first youngest emperor ever. (oth.res.)
Alexander Severus became emperor in 222 C.E at the age of 14.
Said to be the tallest Emperor of Rome, standing at over 8 feet tall.
At the age of 13, he became the youngest sole legal Roman emperor throughout the existence of the united Roman Empire.
He was one of the Roman rulers that ended war with the empire known as the Sassanids, a dynasty of Persians.
Decius was the first Roman emperor to die in battle against a foreign enemy.