Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus

Emperor

Roman emperor from 54 to 68. Nero Claudius Caesar became emperor of Rome when his adopted father and father-in-law, Claudius Caesar died in 54 AD. He was only 16 years old when he came to power but it took him a mere four months to eliminate his half-brother and potential rival to the throne. He committed suicide in Rome in 68.

Birth Location: 
Antium, Italy
Birth Date: 
15 Dec. 37
Death Location: 
Rome,
Death Date: 
9 June 68