Galba facts for kids
|Emperor of the Roman Empire|
|Reign||8 June 68 - 15 January 69|
|Full name||Lucius Livius Ocella Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus|
|Born||24 December 3 BC|
|Died||15 January AD 69 (aged 71)|
|Place of death||Rome|
|Successor||Marcus Salvius Otho|
|Consort to||Aemilia Lepida|
|Father||Servius Sulpicius Galba|
Servius Sulpicius Galba (Lucius Livius Ocella Sulpicius Galba, 24 December 3 BC–15 January AD 69) was a Roman Emperor for seven months from AD 68 to 69. Galba was an governor of Hispania Tarraconensis, which was the province near the Pyrenees. He was the first emperor of Year of the Four Emperors.
He was born near Terracina, "On the left as you travel towards Fundi" in the words of Suetonius. Galba was adopted by Livia Ocellina and took her family name until becoming emperor.
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