Emperors in the 3rd Century

Emperors in the 3rd Century

The Roman Empire was plagued by civil wars, barbarian invasions, and a failing economy in the third century. ;xNLx;;xNLx;Here we map the emperors over the period.;xNLx;;xNLx;Read more about this in [Imperial Contenders](https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/hadrians-wall/3/steps/48596)

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Septimius Severus

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 17 yrs 10 months

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Caracalla

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 19 years

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Geta

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 3 years

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Macrinus

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 1 yr 2 months

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Elagabalus

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 3 yrs 9 months

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Severus Alexander

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 13 years

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Maximinus I

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 3 years 3 months

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Balbinus

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 3 months

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Gordian III

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 6 years

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Pupienus

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 3 months

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Gordian II

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 21 days

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Gordian I

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 21 days

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Philip I

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 5 years

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Trajan Decius

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 2 years

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Hostilian

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 5 months

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Trebonianus Gallus

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 2 years

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Aemilian

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 2 months

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Valerian

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 7 years

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Gallienus

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 15 years

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Postumus

Ruled over Gallic Empire for 8 years

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Victorinus

Ruled over Gallic Empire for 2 years

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Marius

Ruled over Gallic Empire for months

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Laelianus

Ruled over Gallic Empire for months

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Claudius Gothicus

Ruled over central Roman Empire for 1 year 4 months

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Tetricus I

Ruled over Gallic Empire for 4 years

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Tetricus II

Ruled over Gallic Empire for 4 years

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Quintillus

Ruled over central Roman Empire for months

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Aurelian

Ruled over central Roman Empire for 5 years

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Faustinus

Ruled over Gallic Empire for 1 years

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Tacitus

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 9 months

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Florian

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 3 months

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Probus

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 6 years

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Carus

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 10 months

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Carinus

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 2 years

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Numerian

Ruled over entire Roman Empire for 1 year

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Diocletian

Ruled over entire Roman Empire (East) for 20 years

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Maximian

Ruled over entire Roman Empire (West) for 19 years

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Carausius

Ruled over British Empire for 7 years

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Allectus

Ruled over British Empire for 3 years

Emperors in the 3rd Century

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