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Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius

Antoninus Pius lived from 86 to 161. He was the 15th Roman emperor and classified as one of the “Five Good Emperors.” He ruled as a just and gentle man, under him, Rome reached its peak of peace and prosperity.
Emperor Hadrian would adopted him as his son and successor on 25 February 138,[after the death of his first adopted son. The condition was that Antoninus would in turn adopt Marcus Aurelius, the son of his wife’s brother, and Lucius Versus, son of a close friend. Setting up a future line of succession, they would be Co-Emperors after Antoninus Pius death.
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