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Pertinax

PertinaxAKA Publius Helvius Pertinax

Born: 1-Aug-126 AD
Birthplace: Liguria, Italy
Died: 28-Mar-193 AD
Location of death: Rome, Italy
Cause of death: Assassination

Gender: Male
Religion: Pagan
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Royalty

Nationality: Ancient Rome
Executive summary: Roman Emperor, 193 AD

Roman emperor, the son of a charcoal-burner who was a freed slave, born at Alba Pompeia in Liguria, presently in Italy. From being a teacher of grammar he rose through many important offices, both civil and military, to the consulate, which he held twice. Chosen at an advanced age and against his will, on the 1st of January 193, to succeed Commodus, he was himself assassinated in a mutiny of the soldiers, on the 28th of March 193, having reigned 86 days.

    Roman Emperor 1-Jan-193 to 28-Mar-193 AD


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