Pupienus Maximus

Marcus Clodius Pupienus Maximus

AD178 ~ AD238

Born in 178 and due to his previous military success, was able to ascend in the Roman hierarchical system.


During his political career he was a primus pilus or professional officer in the roman army, he then went on to become a military tribune, a praetor, was elected as consul twice and then became the governor of several Roman provinces.

In 234 he gained a reputation of severity while being a prefect but in 238 was elected co-emperor by the senate and defeated the vengeful ruler Maximinus but was assassinated 3 months later by the Praetorians.

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