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Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus

Also Known As: "Imperator Caesar Divi Nervae filius Nerva Traianus Optimus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus Parthicus (as emperor)", "The /Emperor/"
Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Italica, ancient Hispania
Death: August 9, 117 (56-64)
Selenius, Cilicia, Turkey
Place of Burial: Rome (ashes in foot of Trajan's Column, now lost.)
Immediate Family:

Biological son of Marcus Ulpius Traianus Maior and Marcia
Adopted son of Nerva, Roman Emperor
Husband of Pompeia Plotina
Father of Hadrian, Roman Emperor
Brother of Ulpia Marciana

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)

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Trajan, Roman Emperor's Timeline

September 18, 56
Italica, ancient Hispania
January 24, 76
Age 19
Italica, ancient Hispania
August 9, 117
Age 60
Selenius, Cilicia, Turkey
Rome (ashes in foot of Trajan's Column, now lost.)