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What Happened on June 9, 68 AD

Historical Events


RomanRoman Empire

Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, imploring his secretary Epaphroditos to slit his throat to evade a Senate-imposed death by flogging

Roman Emperor Nero
Roman Emperor
Nero

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Claudius Nero, Roman emperor (54-68), commits suicide at 31

Roman Emperor Nero
Roman Emperor
Nero