The expandable timeline below was compiled, based on the following two lists:
Background to the Roman Republic:
Prior to 27 BC, Rome was a republic. Regions of the empire were ruled by provincial governors answerable to and authorised by the "Senate and People of Rome". During the Roman Republic, Rome and its senate were ruled by a variety of magistrates – of whom the consuls were the most powerful. When the republic ended, the emperors roles were created (and lasted until the end, in the year 476 AD).
Roman Emperors from 27 BC - 476 AD (years in power):
(Julius Nepos also ruled the autonomous province of Dalmatia from 475 AD until his assassination in 480 AD).
Created on 12/12/2015 by Jacob Irwin. Last updated on 6/1/2022.