Full Name: Antoninus Pius [Titus Fulvius Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pius]
Profession: Roman Emperor
Why Famous: Roman Emperor from 138 to 161. He was a member of the Nerva–Antonine dynasty and the Aurelii. During his reign the empire had perhaps its greatest time of peace and prosperity.
- 0138-02-25 The Emperor Hadrian adopts Antoninus Pius, effectively making him his successor.
- 0161-03-07 Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius dies and is succeeded by co-Emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, an unprecedented political arrangement in the Roman Empire.