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Birthday
31, 161
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Dec 31, 192 (31)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 161
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Dec 31, 192 (31)

About

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.

Before Fame

He traveled widely with his father, learning about his land and the world in preparation for leadership.

Trivia

His first act as sole ruler was to end the wars that finally did in his father.

Family Life

His father was Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius.

Associated With

With much history replaced by fiction, he was portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix in the 2000 film Gladiator.