13 October 54 – 9 June 68
PredecessorClaudius I
Born7 15 December AD 37, Antium, Italy
Died9 June AD 68 (aged 30), Outside Rome, Italy
SpouseClaudia Octavia
Poppaea Sabina
Statilia Messalina
Pythagoras (freedman)
ChildrenClaudia Augusta
FatherGnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus
Claudius I (adoptive)
MotherAgrippina the Younger

His Story

Nero, also known as ancient history’s most infamous character, got to power during his mid-teenage after the death of his adoptive father, Claudius. 

To speed up the thing for himself, he got Britannicus poisoned. Meanwhile, in collaboration with his mother, Agrippina, he also poisoned Claudius.

The next few years were fair to call as unremarkable either one way or another, because of the huge influence of Agrippina.

The problem was corrected by getting her executed on the pretext, that she possessed an unfavorable view of Poppaea, that was his new mistress.

Since, he was married already to Octavia, he not only got her exiled but murdered as well. As, Poppaea was later kicked to death by him, and she was pregnant at that time.

His teacher, Seneca, who was another influential man  like his age, ended up committing suicide on particular suspicions of plotting against him.

According to popular legends, he set Rome on fire. However, modern historians reject this mark as being an exaggeration. On the other hand, he made a decision to hold a poetry recital with the conflagration, since his background was a blunder in cross-politics and this would have made his popularity to sink.

He pointed out Christians, as a way of finding a scapegoat, who has been a fledgling cult until that time.

In the next 300 years, Christians were obliged for every ailment inside the empire, and were regularly used as a way of cannon fodder within the Coliseum. Seeking another horrendous act, Nero would often put Christians on fire and took positions of torcherers during the parties. 

His cruelty started getting him more hate, due to the inhumane execution of uncounted innocents. The far-flung provinces seceded one after another, and their own emperors were further named there. 

Subsequently, Nero fled to the countryside due to the lost hope, when he saw he was unable to deal with continuous insurgencies.

A warrant was issued for his arrest by the senate, and upon hearing this, he committed suicide. Not before asking his slave to first commit suicide, only to watch how it looked like.

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