Roman Emperor from 180 to 192 who ruled jointly with his emperor father before that. He was strangled to death by his wrestling partner in his bath.
He traveled widely with his father, learning about his land and the world in preparation for leadership.
His first act as sole ruler was to end the wars that finally did in his father.
His father was Roman Emperor
With much history replaced by fiction, he was portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix in the 2000 film Gladiator.