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Reign Name (born – died) Notes
27 BC – 14 AD Augustus (c. 63 BC – 14 AD) Julio-Claudian
14 – 37 Tiberius (c. 42 BC – 37 AD) Julio-Claudian
37 – 41 Gaius (Caligula) (c. 12 – 41) Julio-Claudian
41 – 54 Claudius (c. 10 BC – 54 AD) Julio-Claudian
54 – 68 Nero (c. 37 – 68) Julio-Claudian
68 – 69 Galba (3 BC – 69 AD) Year of the 4 Emperors
69 Otho (c. 32 – 69) Year of the 4 Emperors
69 Vitellius (c. 15 – 69) Year of the 4 Emperors
69 – 79 Vespasian (c. 9 – 79) Year of the 4 Emperors / Flavian
79 – 81 Titus (c. 39 – 79) Flavian
81 – 96 Domitian (c. 51 – 96) Flavian
96 – 98 Nerva (c.30 – 98) Adoptive (5 Good Emperors)
98 – 117 Trajan (c. 53 – 117) Adoptive (5 Good Emperors)
117 – 138 Hadrian (c. 76 – 138) Adoptive (5 Good Emperors)
138 – 161 Antoninus Pius (c. 86 – 161) Adoptive / Antonine (5 Good Emperors)
161 – 180 Marcus Aurelius (c. 121 – 180) Adoptive / Antonine (5 Good Emperors)
161 – 169 Lucius Verus (c. 130 – 169) Adoptive / Antonine (co-emperor) D20
180 – 192 Commodus (c. 161 – 192) Adoptive / Antonine
193 Pertinax (c. 126 – 193)
193 Didius Julianus (c. 133 – 193)
193 – 211 Septimius Severus (c. 145 – 211) Severan
193 – 195 Pescennius Niger (c. [135 – 140?] – 195) Emperor in Syria
195 – 197 Clodius Albinus (c. [140 -150?] – 197) Emperor in Britain
211 – 217 Caracalla (c. 188 – 217) Severan
211 Geta (c. 189 – 211) Severan
217 – 218 Macrinus (c. 165 – 218)
218 – 222 Elagabalus (c. 204 -222) Severan
222 – 235 Severus Alexander (c. 208 – 235) Severan
235 – 238 Maximus I (c. 173? – 238) also called Maximus Thrax
238 Gordian I (c. 159 – 238)
238 Gordian II (c. 192 – 238)
238 Balbinus (c.170? – 238)
238 Pupienus (c. 175? – 238)
238 – 244 Gordian III (c. 225 – 244)
244 – 249 Philip I (c. 204 – 249) (the Arab)
249 – 251 Trajanus Decius (c. 190 – 251)
251 – 253 Trebonianus Gallus (c. 206 – 253)
253 Aemilian (c. 207? – 253)
253 – 260 Valerian (c. 200? – 260)
253 – 268 Gallienus (c. 218 – 268)
Gallic Empire
260 – 268 Postumus (c. ? – 268) Gallic Emperor
269 Laelianus (c. ? – 269) Gallic Emperor
269 Marius (c. ? – 269) Gallic Emperor
269 – 271 Victorinus (c. ? – 271) Gallic Emperor
271 – 274 Tetricus (c. ? – 274) Gallic Emperor
End of Gallic Empire
268 – 270 Claudius II Gothicus (c. 214 – 270)
270 Quintillus (c. ? – 270)
270 – 275 Aurelian (c. 214 – 275)
275 – 276 Tacitus (c. ? – 276)
276 Florianus (c.? – 276)
276 – 282 Probus (c. 232 – 282)
282 – 283 Carus (c. 230? – 283)
283 – 285 Carinus (c. ? – 285) co-emperor with Numerianus
283 – 284 Numerianus (c. ? – 284) co-emperor with Carinus
284 – 305 Diocletian (c. 240? – 305) co-emperor with Maximian / House of Constantine
286 – 305 Maximianus (c. ? – 308) co-emperor with Diocletian / House of Constantine
307 – 308 Maximianus (c. ? – 308) House of Constantine
Britannic Empire
286 – 293 Carausius (c. ? – 293) Emperor in Britannia
293 – 297 Allectus (c. ? – 297) Emperor in Britannia
End of Britannic Empire
305 – 306 Constantius I Chlorus (c. 250? – 306) House of Constantine
305 – 311 Galerius (c. 250? -311) House of Constantine
306 – 307 Severus II (c. ? – 307) co-emperor with Galerius
306 – 312 Maxentius (c. 279 – 312) House of Constantine
306 – 337 Constantine I The Great (c. 285 – 337) House of Constantine
308 – 324 Licinius (c. 250 – 325)
337 – 340 Constantine II (c. 317 – 340) House of Constantine
337 – 361 Constantius II (c. 321 – 361) House of Constantine
337 – 350 Constans I (c. 323 – 350) House of Constantine
350 – 353 Magnentius (c. 303 – 353)
361 – 363 Julian I the Apostate (c. 332 – 363) House of Constantine
363 – 364 Jovian (c. 330 – 364)
Split of the Empire – Western Empire
364 – 375 Valentinian I (c. 321 – 375) House of Valentinian, emperor in the west
367 – 383 Gratian (c. 359 – 383) House of Valentinian, emperor in the west
375 – 392 Valentinian II (c. 371 – 392) House of Valentinian, emperor in the west
379 – 395 Theodosius I The Great (c. 347 – 395) Theodosian Dynasty
/ joint emperor in the west, emperor in the east
383 – 388 Magnus Maximus (c. 335 – 388) Rival in the west
392 – 394 Eugenius (c. ? – 394) Usurper in the west
395 – 423 Honorius (c. 384 – 423) Theodosian Dynasty
423 – 425 Johannes (c. ? – 425)
425 – 455 Valentinian III (c. 419 – 455) Theodosian Dynasty
455 Petronius Maximus (c. 396 – 455)
455 – 456 Avitus (c. 395 – 456)
457 – 461 Majorian (c. ? – 461)
461 – 465 Libius Severus (c. 461 – 465)
467 – 472 Anthemius (c. 420 – 472)
472 Olybrius (c. ? – 472)
473 – 474 Glycerius (c. ? – 474)
474 – 475 Julius Nepos (c. ? – 480) Emperor in the West until 475
475 – 476 Romulus Augustulus (c. ? – ?)
477 – 480 Julius Nepos (c. ? – 480) Emperor in Dalmatia 477 – 480
Split of the Empire – Eastern Empire
364 – 378 Valens (c. 328 – 378) House of Valentinian, emperor in the east
365 – 366 Procopius (c. ? – 366) usurper to Valens
379 – 395 Theodosius I The Great (c. 347 – 395) Theodosian Dynasty
/ joint emperor in the west, emperor in the east
395 – 408 Arcadius (c. 377 – 408) Theodosian Dynasty
408 – 450 Theodosius II (c. 401 – 450) Theodosian Dynasty
450 – 457 Marcian (c. 392 – 457) Theodosian Dynasty
457 – 474 Leo I The Great (c. 401 – 474)
474 Leo II (c. 467 – 474)
474 – 475 Zeno (c. ? – 491)
475 – 476 Basiliscus (c. ? – 476) Rival to Zeno
476 – 491 Zeno (c. ? – 491)
491 – 518 Anastasius (c. 430 – 518)

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