Gordian III, Roman Emperor

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Marcus Antonius Gordianus Pius Augustus

Birthplace: Dardania.
Death: February 11, 244 (19)
Immediate Family:

Son of Unknown Senator and Antonia Gordiana
Husband of Furia Sabina Tranquilina and Claudia Crispina
Father of Furia Gordiana; Gordiani of Dardania and Claudia Crispina

Occupation: Roman Emperor (April 22, 238-February 11, 244), empereur romain,
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About Gordian III, Roman Emperor

He became emperor as successor to Pupienus and Balbinus, the emperors appointed by the Senate who briefly succeeded Gordian's grandfather Gordian I. He died in 244 CE and was succeeded by Philip the Arab. Gordian was a popular emperor, and was deified following his death.

He was the son of Antonia Gordiana and an unnamed Roman Senator who died before 238. His father's identity is unknown, but is shown here as reconstructed by David Hughes.

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Gordian III, Roman Emperor's Timeline

January 20, 225
February 11, 244
Age 19
Rome, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Roma, Lazio, Italia (Italy)