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An emperor is a monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. Empress, the female equivalent, may indicate an emperor's wife or a woman who rules in her own right...
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66
9.22.66
Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica.
69
12.20.69
Vespasian, formerly a general under Nero, enters Rome to claim the title of emperor.
221
3.15.221
Liu Bei, a Chinese warlord and member of the Han royal house, declares himself emperor of Shu-Han and claims his legitimate succession to the Han Dynasty.
364
3.28.364
Roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens co-emperor.
421
2.8.421
Constantius III becomes co-Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
455
7.9.455
Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
668
9.15.668
Eastern Roman Emperor Constans II is assassinated in his bath at Syracuse, Italy.
893
5.27.893
Simeon I of Bulgaria is crowned Emperor of the first Bulgarian empire
1203
8.1.1203
Isaac II Angelus, restored Eastern Roman Emperor, declares his son Alexius IV Angelus co-emperor after pressure from the forces of the Fourth Crusade.
1204
5.16.1204
Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire.
1619
8.28.1619
Ferdinand II is elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
1806
10.17.1806
Former leader of the Haitian Revolution, Emperor Jacques I of Haiti is assassinated after an oppressive rule.
1814
5.4.1814
Emperor Napoleon I of France arrives at Portoferraio on the island of Elba to begin his exile.
1822
10.31.1822
Emperor Agustín de Iturbide attempts to dissolve the Mexican Empire.
1864
5.29.1864
Emperor Maximilian of Mexico arrives in Mexico for the first time.
1867
5.29.1867
The Austro-Hungarian agreement known as Ausgleich ("the Compromise") is born through Act 12, which establishes the Austro-Hungarian Empire; on June 8 Emperor Franz Joseph is crowned King of Hungary.
1870
9.4.1870
Emperor Napoleon III of France is deposed and the Third Republic is declared.
1889
11.4.1889
Menelek of Shoa obtains the allegiance of a large majority of the Ethiopian nobility, paving the way for him to be crowned emperor.
1908
12.2.1908
Child Emperor Pu Yi ascends the Chinese throne at the age of two
1931
7.16.1931
Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia signs the first constitution of Ethiopia.
1941
5.5.1941
Emperor Haile Selassie returns to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; the country commemorates the date as Liberation Day or Patriots' Victory Day.
1974
9.12.1974
Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, 'Messiah' of the Rastafari movement, is deposed following a military coup by the Derg, ending a reign of 58 years.
1979
9.20.1979
A coup d'état in the Central African Empire overthrows Emperor Bokasa I.