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Leo II

Leo II (467-474) was very briefly Byzantine emperor in 474. He was the son of Zeno I and Leo I's daughter Ariadne. As Leo's closest male relative, he was named successor, under the regency of Zeno, upon his grandfather's death. He died of an unknown disease about 10 months into his reign in November, 474, and was succeeded by his father.

Preceded by:
Leo I
Byzantine emperors Followed by:
Zeno I



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Leo II

... relative, he was named successor, under the regency of Zeno, upon his grandfather's death. He died of an unknown disease about 10 months into his reign in November, 474, ...