Eastern Roman Emperor 9 August 525 AD - 14 November 565 AD.
483 AD - Born on May 11th in Tauresina, Illyricum. Eastern Roman Emperor, noted for his administrative reorganization of the imperial government.
518 AD - He became the administrator for Justin, who named Justinian as his successor.
523 AD - Married to Theodora, a former actress.
527 AD - On the death of his uncle, he became the Eastern Roman Emperor.
534 AD - Noted for his sponsorship of a codification of laws known as the Codex Justinianus.
565 AD - Died on November 14th in Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey).
Page last updated: 3:35pm, 19