Theodosius I

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Birthday
11, 347
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Jan 17, 395 (48)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
11, 347
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Jan 17, 395 (48)

About

Roman Emperor known as Theodosius I who was the last emperor to rule over both the eastern and western halves of the Roman Empire. He notably made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire.

Before Fame

He was a military commander during the 368 Great Conspiracy.

Trivia

He banned the pagan rituals of the Olympics in Ancient Greece, a custom that did not return until 1896.

Family Life

His son, Arcadius, became the Byzantine emperor from 395 to 408 AD.

Associated With

Like him, Napoleon Bonaparte was a powerful emperor.