Full Name: Hadrian [Publius Aelius Hadrianus Augustus]
Profession: Roman Emperor
Why Famous: Roman Emperor from 117 to 138. He re-built the Pantheon and constructed the Temple of Venus and Roma, and is perhaps best known for building Hadrian's Wall, which marked the northern limit of Roman Britain. He is regarded as one of the Five Good Emperors.
- 0122-09-13 Building begins on Hadrian's Wall, Northern England
- 0138-02-25 The Emperor Hadrian adopts Antoninus Pius, effectively making him his successor.