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Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (Suetonius)

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Born: 069 AD
Died: 140 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: Roman
Categories: Historian

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69 - Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, he was probably born this year,the famous 'year of four Emperors'

— when his father, a Roman knight, served as a colonel in a regular legion and took part in the Battle of Baetricum.

 - The author of the Lives of the Twelve Caesars tells this in his Life of Otho, and adds that his father had been present when Otho decided to commit suicide after his army had been defeated at Cremona by the legions of his rival Vitellius.

 117 - 138 - Became chief secretary to the Emperor Hadrian. 140 - Probably died this year.

 

 


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