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Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus, Roman Emperor

Also Known As: "Imperator Caesar Divi Nervae filius Nerva Traianus Optimus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus Parthicus (as emperor)", "The /Emperor/"
Birthplace: Italica, ancient Hispania
Death: Died in Selinus, Cilicia
Place of Burial: Rome (ashes in foot of Trajan's Column, now lost.)
Immediate Family:

Son of Senator Marcus Ulpius Major Traianus and Marcia Furnilla
Husband of Pompeia Plotina Claudia Phoebe Piso; Marcia REX; Pompeia Plotina Claudia Phoebe and Domitia Paulina Major
Father of Domitia Lucilla Trajanus; Domitia Lucilla Sabina Longina; Titus Antoninus Suetonius Pius and Flavius Arrianus
Brother of Ulpia Marciana
Half brother of Julia Flavia

Occupation: Roman Emperor (January 28, 98-August 19, 117)
Managed by: FARKAS Mihály László
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About Trajan, Roman Emperor


Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus

  • Born 18 September 53(53-09-18) Birthplace Italica, ancient Hispania
  • Died 9 August 117 (aged 63) Place of death Selinus, Cilicia Buried Rome (ashes in foot of Trajan's Column, now lost.)
  • Predecessor Nerva
  • Successor Hadrian
  • Wife Pompeia Plotina
  • Offspring
  1. Hadrian (adoptive)
  • Dynasty Nervan-Antonine
  • Father Marcus Ulpius Traianus
  • Mother Marcia
  • Adopted son of Nerva

After a brief and tumultuous year in power, a revolt by members of the Praetorian Guard compelled him to adopt the more popular Trajan as his heir and successor.

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-------------------- Anmärkning: Trajanus ( Emperor) av Rom alias Marcus Ulpius Traianus ( födelsenamn ), aka Caesar Nerva Traianus Germanicus ( adoptiv- namn ), Caesar Divi Nervae Filius Nerva Traianus Optimus Augustus (Imperial namn)