Maxentius Biography

Maxentius was Roman Emperor from 306 to 312. He was the son of former Emperor Maximian and the son-in-law of Emperor Galerius. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Maxentius
Full Name:
Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maxentius Augustus
Date of Death:
October 28, 312
Age at Death:
unknown
Cause of Death:
Drowning, Horse-riding accident
Maxentius Timeline
  • 306-10-28
    Mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome
  • 308-11-11
    The Congress of Carnuntum: Attempting to keep peace within the Roman Empire, the leaders of the Tetrarchy declare Maxentius and Licinius to be Augusti, while rival contender Constantine I is declared Caesar of Britain and Gaul.
  • 312-10-28
    Emperor Constantine the Great beats rival Maxentius at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge
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