Marcus Aurelius (121-180)

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
60
Names
Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus
Marcus Annius Verus
Marcus Aurelius
Dates
121-180
Birth
April 26, 121 CE
Death
March 17, 180 CE
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Timeline

26 Apr 121 CE
Birth of Marcus Aurelius
138 CE
Death of Lucius Ceionius Commodus, Emperor Hadrian's intended successor
145 CE
Marcus Aurelius marries his cousin, Emperor Antoninus' daughter Annia Galeria Faustina.
169 CE
Death of Lucius Verus; Marcus Aurelius becomes sole emperor
175 CE
Marcus Aurelius grieves the death of his wife, Empress Faustina the Younger
177 CE
Marcus Aurelius proclaims 16-year-old son Commodus joint emperor
17 Mar 180 CE
Death of Marcus Aurelius