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List of Roman Emperors

This is a list of Roman Emperors. Shown are the dates of their reign. Note that, contrary to popular belief, Julius Caesar was never Emperor (imperator), although he was named dictator (but was not the first Roman to hold that title).

For the worship of the Roman Emperor as a god, see imperial cult.

Western Empire

continuation: see list of Barbarian kings of Rome

Eastern Empire

continuation: see list of Byzantine Emperors


see also Julio-Claudian family tree; Gallic Empire


External link

There are good biographies of most Roman Emperors in De Imperatoribus Romanis (http://www.roman-emperors.org/impindex.htm).



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