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Emperor - Notable Historical Events

TiberiusNov 16, 13

CaligulaMar 18, 37

ClaudiusJan 24, 41

NeroMar 4, 51

DomitianSep 14, 81

NervaSep 18, 96

TrajanJan 27, 98

HadrianFeb 25, 138

Antoninus PiusMar 7, 161

Septimius SeverusApr 9, 193

CaracallaApr 8, 217

ElagabalusJun 8, 218

AurelianDec 25, 274

DiocletianNov 20, 284

ConstantineJul 25, 306

MaxentiusOct 28, 306

Justinian IApr 1, 527

CharlemagneDec 25, 800

Henry IVJul 17, 1054

Frederick IMar 4, 1152

Genghis KhanJun 1, 1215

Martin LutherJan 28, 1521

Leo XMay 28, 1521

CuauhtémocAug 13, 1521

Henry VIIIJun 23, 1532

Francisco PizarroNov 16, 1532

AkbarMar 3, 1575

Louis XIVMar 6, 1664

NapoleonMay 18, 1804

Agustin de IturbideJul 25, 1822

Victor Emmanuel IIJun 24, 1859

Maximilian IApr 10, 1864

Otto Von BismarckMar 20, 1890

Nicholas IINov 4, 1910

Michael DouglasJan 23, 1988

Boris YeltsinApr 25, 2007

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Emperor - Historical Events
Date Event
2333

The state of Gojoseon (Modern-day Korea) founded by Dangun Wanggeom during the reign of the Chinese Emperor Yao.

660

Traditional date for the foundation of Japan by Emperor Jimmu

202

Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han takes place, initiating four centuries of the Han Dynasty's rule over China

141

Liu Che, posthumously known as Emperor Wu of Han, assumes the throne over the Han Dynasty of China. Rules for 54 years

BC
AD
13-11-16

General Tiberius' (later Emperor) triumphant procession through Rome after siege of Germany

37-03-18

The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius' will and proclaims Caligula emperor.

37-03-28

Roman Emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, entitled to him by the Senate.

41-01-24

Claudius succeeds his nephew Caligula as Roman Emperor after his assassination by Praetorian Guards.

41-01-25

After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate.

51-03-04

Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth).

54-10-13

Nero suceeds Claudius to become Roman Emperor

55-02-11

Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman Emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome. This clears the way for Nero to become Emperor.

64-07-18

Great Fire of Rome begins under the Emperor Nero

66-09-22

Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica.

68-06-08

Rome Senate accepts emperor Galba

68-06-09

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

69-01-02

Roman Lower Rhine army proclaims its commander, Vitellius, emperor

69-01-10

Roman emperor Galba adopts Marcus Piso Licinianus as Caesar

69-01-15

Otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but only rules for three months before committing suicide.

69-07-01

Bataafs nobleman Gaius Julius Civilis proclaimed emperor of Syria

69-12-20

General Vespasian's troops occupy Rome after defeating the Emperor Vitellius

81-09-14

Domitian becomes Emperor of the Roman Empire upon the death of his brother Titus.

89-01-01

Gov Lucius Antonius Saturninus of Germany becomes emperor of Rome

96-09-18

Nerva is proclaimed Roman Emperor after Domitian is assassinated.

98-01-27

Trajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Nerva.

138-02-25

The Emperor Hadrian adopts Antoninus Pius, effectively making him his successor.

161-03-07

Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius dies and is succeeded by co-Emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, an unprecedented political arrangement in the Roman Empire.

185-12-07

Emperor Lo-Yang, China sees supernova (MSH15-52)

193-03-28

Roman Emperor Pertinax is assassinated by Praetorian Guards, who then sell the throne in an auction to Didius Julianus.

193-04-09

Septimius Severus is proclaimed Roman Emperor by the army in Illyricum (in the Balkans).

193-04-14

Lucius Septimus Severus crowned Emperor of Rome

193-06-01

Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is assassinated.

211-02-04

Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies, leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons, Caracalla and Geta.

217-04-08

Roman Emperor Caracalla is assassinated (and succeeded) by his Praetorian Guard prefect, Marcus Opellius Macrinus.

218-06-08

Elagabalus becomes the emperor of Rome

221-03-15

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.

238-03-22

Gordian I and his son Gordian II are proclaimed Roman emperor.

274-12-25

Roman Emperor Aurelian dedicates a temple to Sol Invictus on the supposed day of the winter solstice and day of rebirth of the Sun.

284-11-20

Diocletian is proclaimed Roman Emperor by his soldiers in the army of the east

293-03-01

Roman emperor Maximianus introduces tetrarchy

303-02-23

Emperor Diocletian begins policy of persecution of Christians razing church at Nicomedia

303-02-24

1st official Roman edict for persecution of Christians issued by Emperor Diocletian

305-05-01

Diocletian and Maximian retire from the office of Roman Emperor.

306-07-25

Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.

306-10-28

Mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome

311-04-30

Roman Emperor Galerius isssues Edict of Toleration, ending persercution of Christians in the Roman Empire

312-10-28

Emperor Constantine the Great beats rival Maxentius at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge

314-10-08

Battle at Cibalae: Roman emperor in the west Constantine beats emperor in the eas tLicinius

317-03-01

Crispus and Constantine II, sons of Roman Emperor Constantine I, and Licinius Iunior, son of Emperor Licinius, are made Caesares

321-03-07

Roman Emperor Constantine I decrees that the dies Solis Invicti (sun-day) is the day of rest in the Empire.

324-07-03

Battle of Adrianople Roman Emperor Constantine I defeats Co-Emperor Licinius, who flees to Byzantium.

324-09-18

Chrysopolis Emperor Constantine beats Emperor Licinius

324-12-19

Licinius abdicates his position as Roman Emperor.

335-10-21

Roman Emperor Constantine the Great rules laws against Jews

350-06-03

Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman Emperor, entering Rome at the head of a group of gladiators.

351-09-28

Battle at Mursa: emperor Constantine II beats emperor Magnentius

355-08-11

Claudius Silvanus, accused of treason, proclaims himself Roman Emperor against Constantius II.

355-11-06

Emperor Constantine II crowns cousin Julianus keizer of Britain

356-02-19

Emperor Constantius II shuts all heathen temples

357-04-28

Emperor Constantius II visits Rome

362-07-29

Emperor Julianus of Constantinople ends education laws

363-03-05

Roman Emperor Julian moves from Antioch with an army of 90,000 to attack the Sassanid Empire, in a campaign which would bring about his own death.

363-05-29

Roman Emperor Julian defeats the Sassanid army in the Battle of Ctesiphon, under the walls of the Sassanid capital, but is unable to take the city.

363-06-26

Roman Emperor Julian is killed during the retreat from the Sassanid Empire. General Jovian is proclaimed Emperor by the troops on the battlefield.

364-02-26

Valentinian I is proclaimed Roman Emperor.

364-02-28

Valentinian I becomes Roman Emperor.

364-03-28

Roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens co-emperor.

365-09-28

Roman usurper Procopius bribes two legions passing by Constantinople, and proclaims himself Roman emperor.

368-09-20

Emperor Valentinianus visits Nijmegen

378-08-09

Battle of Adrianople, Goth army defeats Roman forces under Emperor Valens

379-01-19

Theodosius installed as co-emperor of East Roman Empire

388-07-28

Battle at Aquileja: Emperor Theodosius beats emperor Magnus Maximis

390-12-25

Roman emperor Theodosius admits debt on mass murder in Thessalonica

392-08-22

Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor.

392-11-08

Roman Emperor Theodosius declares Christian religion, state religion

393-01-23

Roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his nine year old son Honorius co-emperor.

421-02-08

Flavius Constantine becomes Co-Emperor as Emperor Constantius III of the Western Roman Empire with Honorius

425-10-23

Valentinian III is elevated to Roman Emperor, at the age of 6.

435-08-03

Deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, exiled by Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt.

455-03-17

Roman senator Petronius Maximus becomes Emperor

455-07-09

Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire.

456-10-16

Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.

457-02-07

Leo I becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire.

467-04-12

Anthemius is elevated to Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.

473-11-17

The future Zeno I is named associate emperor by Emperor Leo I.

474-01-18

Leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor.

474-02-09

Zeno crowned as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire together with his son Leo II.

475-01-09

Byzantine Emperor Zeno is forced to flee his capital at Constantinople.

475-01-12

Basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople.

475-04-09

Byzantine Emperor Basiliscus issues a circular letter (Enkyklikon) to the bishops of his empire, supporting the Monophysite christological position.

475-08-28

Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna.

476-08-28

Orestes, father of Emperor Romulus Augustulus is captured and executed by Odoacer and his followers

476-09-04

Romulus Augustulus, last Western Roman Emperor, abdicates after forces led by Odoacer invade Rome. Traditional end of the Western Roman Empire

491-04-11

Flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine Emperor, with the name of Anastasius I.

527-04-01

Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne

529-04-07

First draft of Corpus Juris Civilis (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) is issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I.

537-12-27

The Hagia Sophia is inaugurated by the Emperor Justinian

618-06-18

Coronation of the Chinese governor Li Yuan as Emperor Gaozu of Tang, the new Emperor of China, initiating three centuries of the Tang Dynasty's rule over China.

626-07-02

In fear of assassination, Li Shimin ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the Incident at Xuanwu Gate. On September 4, Shimin's father abdicates in his favour and Shimin becomes Emperor Taizong of Tang, Emperor of China.

627-12-12

Battle at Nineveh: Byzantine emperor Heraclius beats Perzen

630-03-21

Byzantine emperor Heraclius restores the True Cross to Jerusalem.

631-06-11

Emperor Taizong of Tang of China, sends envoys to the Xueyantuo bearing gold and silk to persuade release of Chinese prisoners captured during transition from Sui to Tang from northern frontier; succeeded in freeing 80,000 Chinese men and women.

668-09-15

Eastern Roman Emperor Constans II is assassinated in his bath at Syracuse, Italy.

681-08-09

Bulgaria is founded as a Khanate on the south bank of the Danube, after defeating the Byzantine armies of Emperor Constantine IV south of the Danube delta.

706-07-02

In China, Emperor Zhongzong of Tang has the remains of Emperor Gaozong of Tang, his wife and recently-deceased ruling empress Wu Zetian, her son Li Xian, her grandson Li Chongrun, and granddaughter Li Xianhui all interred in a new tomb complex outside Chang'an known as the Qianling Mausoleum, located on Mount Liang.

794-10-22

Emperor Kanmu relocates Japanese capital to Heiankyo (now Kyoto).

794-11-18

Japanese emperor Kammu deallocates residence of Nara to Kioto

800-12-25

Pope Leo III crowns Charles the Great (Charlemagne), Roman emperor

813-09-11

Charles the Great crowns Louis I emperor

816-02-05

Frankish emperor Louis grants archbishop Salzburg immunity

823-04-05

Pope Peschalis I crowns Lotharius I, co-emperor of France

875-12-25

Charles, the Bare, crowned emperor of Rome

896-02-22

Pope Formosa crowned king Arnulf of Karinthie/French emperor

905-07-21

Holy Roman Catholic emperor Louis III captured

920-12-17

Romanos I is crowned as co-emperor of the underage Emperor Constantine VII.

960-02-04

The coronation of Zhao Kuangyin as Emperor Taizu of Song, initiating the Song Dynasty period of China that would last more than three centuries.

962-02-02

Pope John XII crowns German King Otto I the Great Emperor

962-12-23

Byzantine-Arab Wars: Under the future Emperor Nicephorus Phocas, Byzantine troops stormed the city of Aleppo, recovering the tattered tunic of John the Baptist.

963-07-02

The imperial army proclaims Nicephorus Phocas to be Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea.

967-12-25

John XIII crowned Otto II the Red German compassionate emperor

969-12-25

Johannes I Tzimisces crowned emperor of Byzantium

976-07-21

Emperor Otto II gives earl Leopold I, East Bavaria

989-04-13

Battle at Abydos: Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas

996-05-21

Pope Gregory V crowns his cousin Otto III as Holy Roman Emperor

996-06-21

Pope Gregory V crowns Otto III Roman Catholic German emperor of Elzas

1014-02-14

Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II Roman German Emperor

1021-08-01

Synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest

1027-03-26

John XIX crowns Conrad II Holy Roman Emperor, founder of the Salian dynasty

1028-04-14

German emperor Conrad II the Sailor crowns his son Henry III, king

1032-02-02

Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor becomes King of Burgundy, succeeding Rudolf III

1037-05-28

German emperor Koenraad II removes "Constitutio the Feudis"

1039-06-04

Henry III becomes Holy Roman Emperor.

1041-12-10

Michael IV, Paphlagonicus, Byzantium Emperor dies of results of dropsy. His wife Empress Zoe elevates her adoptive son to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V.

1046-12-25

Pope Clemens VI crowns Henry III as Holy Roman Emperor

1048-12-25

Parliament of Worms: Emperor Henry III names his cousin count Bruno van Egisheim/Dagsburg as Pope Leo IX

1054-07-17

Emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king

1061-10-28

Emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II

1071-08-05

Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes captured/Islam advances through Europe

1071-08-12

Alp Arslan beat Byzantines, emperor Romanos IV Diogenes

1076-02-14

Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV (for the 1st time)

1077-01-28

German King Henry IV is absolved by Holy Roman Emperor Pope Gregory VII after his penitent Walk to Canossa.

1077-01-30

Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Henry IV

1077-10-30

Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV gives the district of Stavoren to the bishop of Utrecht (Conrad, his former tutor)

1084-03-31

Anti-pope Clemens crowns German King Hendrik IV as Holy Roman Emperor

1087-05-30

German emperor Henry IV crowns his son Koenraad

1090-07-03

Battle at Hagenoorde: German emperor beats earl Egbert II

1091-04-29

Battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes

1111-04-12

Pope Paschalis II crowns Henry V, Roman emperor

1118-04-07

Pope Gelasius II excommunicated Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor

1122-09-23

Concordat of Worms agreed between Pope Calixtus II and Holy Roman Emperor Henry V

1126-01-18

Emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong.

1129-02-18

Jerusalem re-taken by Christians in peace treaty between Holy Roman Emperor Frederik II and Egyptian ruler Al-Kamil

1133-06-04

Rome-Innocentius II crowns Lotharius III Roman-German emperor

1152-03-04

Frederick I Barbarossa elected Holy Roman Emperor

1155-06-18

Pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor

1156-09-17

Emperor Frederick Barbarossa issues the 'Privilegium Minus' decree, which elevated Austria to a duchy.

1158-11-11

Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa declares himself ruler of North Italy

1165-11-25

Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I (Barbarossa) visits Utrecht

1177-08-01

Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III

1178-07-30

Frederick I (Barbarossa), Holy Roman Emperor, crowned King of Burgundy

1180-08-17

Yoritomo Minamoto leads uprising against Kiyomori Taira who installed his grandson, Emperor Antoku, to the throne

1180-09-24

Manuel I Komnenos, last Emperor of the Komnenian restoration dies. The Byzantine Empire slips into terminal decline.

1183-08-14

Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei).

1188-03-21

Accession to the throne of Japan by emperor Antoku.

1189-05-11

Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa & 100,000 crusaders depart Regensburg for the Third Crusade

1190-06-10

Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (now called the Göksu in modern Turkey) while leading an army to Jerusalem.

1194-11-20

Palermo is conquered by Emperor Henry VI.

1195-04-08

Alexius III Angelus drives out brother Isaak II as Byzantine emperor

1204-05-16

Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders, is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople.

1210-11-18

Pope Innocent III excommunicates Roman Catholic Emperor Otto IV

1212-09-25

Emperor Frederik II ends Golden Degree (Bohemia)

1212-12-09

Frederick II (later also Holy Roman Emperor) crowned King of Germany in Mainz.

1214-07-27

1st battle of Bouvines - King Philips II vs Emperor Otto IV

1215-06-01

Beijing, then under the control of the Jurchen ruler Emperor Xuanzong of Jin, is captured by the Mongols under Genghis Khan, ending the Battle of Beijing.

1220-11-22

Frederick II crowned Holy Roman Emperor in Rome by Pope Honorius III

1227-09-29

Pope Gregory IX excommunicate German emperor Frederik II

1229-03-18

Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II crowns himself King of Jerusalem

1230-07-27

Treaty of San-Germano between Emperor Frederik II & Pope Gregory IX

1235-01-02

Emperor Joseph II orders Jews of Galicia Austria to adopt family names

1237-11-27

Battle of Cortenuova: Holy Roman Emperor Frederik II defeated the Second Lombardian League

1245-07-17

Pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time

1247-10-03

Willem II of Holland elected Roman Catholic German emperor

1248-11-01

Earl Willem II of Holland crowned as RC German emperor

1259-01-01

Michael VIII Palaiologos is proclaimed co-emperor of the Empire of Nicaea with his ward John IV Laskaris.

1260-05-21

Kublai Khan of the Mongol Empire sends his envoy Hao Jing and two other advisors to the Song Dynasty court of Emperor Lizong of Song; while attempting to negotiate with the Song in order to resolve their conflict, Hao Jing and his fellow emissaries are imprisoned by order of the high Chancellor of China, Jia Sidao.

1261-07-25

Constantinople recaptured by Nicaean forces under Alexios Strategopoulos for Emperor Michael VIII, re-establishing Byzantine Empire.

1276-06-14

While taking exile in Fuzhou in southern China, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Song Dynasty court hold the coronation ceremony for the young prince Zhao Shi, making him Emperor Duanzong of Song.

1308-12-28

The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins.

1312-06-29

Holy Roman Emperor Henry VII crowned

1322-08-08

Emperor Godaigo, makes Sojiji monastery. chief monastery of Soto Sect

1328-05-12

Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV and assembly of priests select P Rainalducci as anti-Pope Nicolaas V

1332-02-18

Amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces.

1335-10-22

Ex-emperor Hanazono (95th Emperor of Japan) became a Zen priest

1346-01-15

Emperor Louis IV of Bavaria gives his wife Margaretha, Holland/Zealand

1346-04-13

Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy

1346-04-16

The Serbian Empire is proclaimed in Skopje at an Easter assembly and Stephen Uroš IV Dušan crowned Emperor over much of the Balkans.

1346-07-11

Charles IV of Luxembourg is elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

1356-01-10

German emperor Charles I delegates Golden Degree

1357-07-09

Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor assists laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague.

1368-01-23

In a coronation ceremony, Zhu Yuanzhang ascends to the throne of China as the Hongwu Emperor, initiating Ming Dynasty rule over China that would last for three centuries.

1384-08-16

The Hongwu Emperor of Ming China, Emperor Dong, hears a case of couple who tore paper money bills while fighting over them (equal to act of destroying stamped government documents - by law necessitated one hundred floggings). However Hongwu Emperor decides to pardon them.

1392-12-16

Nanboku-chō - Emperor Go-Kameyama abdicates in favor of rival claimant Go-Komatsu.

1408-12-12

Order of the Dragon: The Order of the Dragon was first created on December 12, 1408 by Emperor Sigismund, then King of Hungary, and his wife Queen Barbara of Celje following the battle for possession of Bosnia.

1436-07-05

German emperor Sigismund signs peace with Hussieten

1449-01-06

Byzantine Emperor Constantine XI is crowned at Mistra.

1449-09-08

Battle of Tumu Fortress - Mongolians capture the Chinese emperor.

1452-03-19

Frederick III of Hapsburg crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Nicholas V in Rome

1453-01-06

Emperor Frederik III becomes archduke of Austria

1461-08-07

Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a coup against the Tianshun Emperor.

1461-08-15

The Empire of Trebizond surrenders to the forces of Sultan Mehmet II. This is regarded by some historians as the real end of the Byzantine Empire. Emperor David is exiled and later murdered.

1479-08-07

Battle of Guinegate: Emperor Maximilian I vs King Louis XI

1479-12-12

Jews are expelled from Schlettstadt Alsace by Emperor Frederick III

1485-06-01

Matthias of Hungary takes Vienna from Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III

1488-02-05

Roman catholic German emperor Maximilian I caught in Belgium

1489-10-30

Peace of Tours, between emperor Maximilian I & Flemings

1493-08-19

Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I becomes Archduke of Austria

1495-05-31

Emperor Maximilian, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand, Isabella & Venice sign anti-French Saint League

1498-06-21

Jews are expelled from Nurenberg Bavaria by Emperor Maximillian

1498-07-07

Emperor Maximilian I establishes choir of Imperial Chapel

1498-07-20

Emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands

1502-02-25

Austrian emperor Maximilian I reformats government machine

1502-06-19

Emperor Maximilian I & England sign treaty of Antwerp

1508-02-06

Maximilian I proclaimed Holy Roman Emperor,though 1st Emperor in centuries not to be crowned by the Pope

1509-03-18

Emperor Maximilian I names Margaretha land guardians of Netherlands

1509-08-08

The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire in Southern India.

1509-10-12

Emperor Maximilian leaves Italy

1513-09-23

King Henry III & Emperor Maximilian conquer Doornik

1519-06-28

King Carlos I elected Holy Roman Catholic Emperor Charles V

1520-10-23

King Carlos I crowned German emperor Charles V

1521-01-28

Emperor Charles V opens the Diet of Worms in Worms Germany (until May 25). Produced 'Edit of Worms' dennoucing Martin Luther

1521-04-21

Battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards

1521-04-28

Treaty of Worms: Emperor Charles names his brother Ferdinand Arch duke of Netherlands-Austria

1521-05-28

Pope Leo X signs treaty with Holy Roman Emperor Charles V

1521-08-13

Spanish conquistadors under Hernán Cortés capture Aztec Emperor Cuauhtémoc in Tenochtitlan marking the end of the Aztec Empire

1521-10-25

Emperor Charles V bans wooden buildings in Amsterdam

1521-11-19

Battle at Milan: Emperor Karel V's/pontifical/Spanish/German troops beat France & occupy Milan

1522-04-29

Emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands

1522-05-25

Emperor Karel I returns to Spain

1522-10-15

Emperor Karel I names Hernan Cortes governor of Mexico

1523-09-19

Emperor Charles I & England sign anti-French covenant

1524-07-15

Emperor Karel I bans German national synode

1524-08-19

Emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy

1525-02-24

Battle of Pavia: Holy Roman Emperor Charles V's troops beat the French. French King Francois I captured, 15,000 killed/wounded

1526-04-21

Battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats Sultan Ibrahim Lodi - rise of the Mughal Empire

1527-03-16

Battle at Khanua: Mogol Emperor Babur beats Rajputen

1527-06-07

Pope Clement VII surrenders to emperor Charles V's armies

1527-11-15

Treaty of Beautiful garden (emperor-ecclesiastical goods)

1527-11-26

Pope Clemens VII signs treaty with emperor Karel I

1528-01-22

England & France declare war on Emperor Charles V

1528-02-12

Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power

1528-10-20

Treaty of Gorinchem (Emperor & church)

1529-05-06

Battle at Gogra: Mogol emperor Babur beats Afghans & Bengals

1529-06-29

Emperor Karel V & Pope Clemens VII sign Treaty of Barcelona

1530-08-12

Florence surrenders for emperor Karel I

1530-11-19

Augsburg] Emperor Karel I enables Edict of Worms

1531-10-28

Battle of Amba Sel: Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi again defeats the army of Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia. The southern part of Ethiopia falls under Imam Ahmad's control.

1532-06-23

Henry VIII of England & Francois I of France sign secret treaty against emperor Karel V

1532-07-23

Emperor Charles V and the Schmalkaldic League sign Peace of Nuremberg

1532-11-16

Francisco Pizarro captures Incan emperor Atahualpa after victory at Cajamarca

1535-07-14

Emperor Charles V conquers Tunis

1538-06-18

Treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I

1539-02-01

Emperor Karel & King Francois I sign anti-English treaty

1539-02-15

Emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo

1540-02-14

Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels

1540-04-29

Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended

1540-08-29

Emperor Karel deprives city Gent of its definitive rights and privileges

1540-10-11

Emperor Karel names his son Philip, Duke of Milan

1541-07-09

Estevão da Gama departs Massawa, leaving behind 400 matchlock men and 150 slaves under his brother Christovão da Gama, with orders to help the Emperor of Ethiopia defeat Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi who has invaded his Empire.

1543-08-22

Emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren

1543-09-07

Duke Willem of Gulik surrenders to emperor Charles V

1543-09-12

Treaty of Venlo: Duke Willem of Gulik & Emperor Charles V

1544-05-23

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark

1544-09-18

Peace of Crépy: Holy Roman Emperor Charles V & French King Francis I

1547-04-24

Battle of Muhlberg: Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave

1548-06-30

Emperor Charles V orders Catholics to become Lutherans

1550-04-29

Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority

1551-03-09

Emperor Karel appoints son Philip as heir to the throne

1552-08-02

Treaty of Passau: Emperor Charles V accepts Lutheran religion

1552-10-31

Emperor Karel & Markgraaf Albecht strike siege of Metz

1555-10-21

Emperor Charles V makes Erard of Pallandt earl of Culemborg

1555-10-25

Emperor Karel puts son Philip II in charge of Netherlands/Naples/Milan

1556-01-16

Emperor Karel appoints his son Philip II, king of Spain

1556-09-09

Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor

1556-09-12

Emperor Charles abdicates in favour of his brother Ferdinand I

1556-09-15

Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain

1556-10-17

Ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain

1558-05-03

Ferdinand I officially appointed Holy Roman Emperor after his brother Charles abdicated in 1556

1558-12-29

Charles V, German Emperor, buried

1561-07-02

Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz.

1562-06-01

Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I & Sultan Suleiman signs treaty

1564-07-25

Maximilian II succeeds his father Ferdinand I as Holy Roman Emperor

1568-02-17

Holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace

1571-01-11

Emperor Maximilian II grants Austrian adel freedom of religion

1575-03-03

Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.

1576-10-12

Rudolf II succeeds Maximilian II as Holy Roman Emperor

1586-12-17

Emperor Go-Yozei becomes Emperor of Japan.

1607-06-25

Mentally ill emperor Rudolf II signs Treaty of Lieben, giving up Austria, Hungary & Moravia

1608-03-18

Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia.

1609-07-06

Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion

1609-07-09

Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion

1609-07-20

Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion

1611-08-11

Emperor Rudolf forces out king of Bohemia

1619-08-08

Duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen

1619-08-28

Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor

1620-02-04

Prince Bethlen Gabor of Hungary signs peace with Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II

1621-12-13

Emperor Ferdinand II delegates 1st anti-Reformation decree

1624-05-08

Hungarian King Bethlen Gabor & Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II sign Treaty of Vienna

1626-12-20

Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II and Prince of Transylvania Gabor Bethlen sign Peace of Pressburg (Bratislava)

1628-03-06

Emperor Ferdinand II delegates Restitutie-edict

1628-08-01

Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism

1629-05-22

Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck

1630-07-03

Emperor Ferdinand II opens German Parliament

1631-06-17

Mumtaz Mahal dies during childbirth. Her husband, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan I, then spends more than 20 years building her tomb, the Taj Mahal.

1634-01-24

Emperor Ferdinand II declares Albrecht von Wallenstein a traitor

1634-08-26

Battle at Nordlingen Bavarian: emperor Ferdinand II & Spain beat Sweden & German protestants

1635-05-30

The Peace of Prague signed between the Habsburg Emperor Ferdinand II and the Electorate of Saxony (representing Protestant states of the Holy Roman Empire). It effectively ended the civil war aspect of the Thirty Years' War

1635-09-18

Emperor Ferdinand II declares war on France

1637-02-15

Ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor

1641-12-25

Emperor Ferdinand III makes appointments with Sweden & France

1644-03-19

200 members of Peking imperial family/court commit suicide in loyalty to the Emperor

1644-04-29

Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking

1645-03-05

Battle of Jankau in Bohemia: Sweden defeats Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III

1648-05-17

Emperor Ferdinand III defeats Maximilian I of Bavaria

1658-07-31

Aurangzeb appoints himself Mongol emperor

1664-03-06

King Louis XIV & Emperor of Brandenburg signs covenant

1668-01-19

King Louis XIV & Emperor Leopold I sign treaty dividing Spain

1668-02-23

Fire in Wiener Hofburg in Vienna, emperor Leopold I rescued

1670-02-14

Roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna

1670-07-25

Austrian Emperor Leopold I expels 4,000 Jews from Vienna

1671-11-01

French King Louis XIV & RC German emperor Leopold I sign secret anti-Dutch treaty

1674-10-16

Emperor Leopold I fires chancellor Furst Wenzel Lobkowitz

1677-04-26

Emperor Leopold I forms University of Innsbruck

1679-02-05

German emperor Leopold I signs peace with France

1683-03-31

Emperor Leopold I/Poland signs covenant against Turkey

1684-03-05

Emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz

1687-08-12

Battle of Mohacs: Ottoman invaders of Hungary routed by forces of Holy Roman Emperor under Charles of Lorraine

1690-01-06

Joseph I, later Holy Roman Emperor and son of Emperor Leopold I, becomes King of the Romans.

1691-12-04

Emperor Leopold I takes control of Transsylvania

1692-03-22

Emperor Leopold I names duke Earnest August of Braunschweig, king

1702-09-16

Emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria

1703-09-12

Emperor Leopold I ends contacts on Spanish heritage

1706-04-29

Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne and Bavaria

1711-04-17

Charles VI becomes Holy Roman Emperor after the death of his brother Joseph I

1711-10-12

Karel VI Habsburg crowned Roman Catholic emperor

1712-05-22

Emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary

1713-04-19

Emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions

1714-03-06

Peace of Rastatt - French emperor Charles VI of Habsburg

1714-09-07

Treaty of Baden: Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI & France, ends War of Spanish Succession, French retain Alsace, Austria gets bank of Rhine

1716-06-05

England & Emperor Karel VI signs military treaty

1716-10-13

Hungarian Emperor Karel VI's troops occupy Temesvar

1718-08-21

Emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty

1722-06-30

Hungarian Parliament condemns Emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctions

1723-12-06

Emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctie declares Constitution

1724-12-23

Emperor Charles VI names Maria Elisabeth land guardian of Aust Neth

1725-04-30

Emperor Charles VI & King Philip IV of Spain sign Treaty of Vienna

1726-08-06

Emperor Karel VI & Tsarina Catharine the Great sign military treaty

1728-12-23

Prussian Emperor Karel VI signs Treaty of Berlin

1733-10-10

France declares war on emperor Charles VI

1735-10-03

France & Emperor Karel VI sign peace accord

1738-08-02

France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey

1739-02-24

Battle of Karnal: The army of Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah.

1739-04-05

French emperor Karel VI sign secret treaty

1742-01-24

German leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor

1745-09-12

Duke of Toscane chosen German emperor Frans I Stefanus

1764-04-03

Austrian Archduke Jozef crowned himself Holy Roman Emperor Josef II

1781-05-01

Emperor Jozef II decrees protection of population

1787-02-18

Austrian emperor Jozef II bans children under 8 from labor

1788-12-21

Hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam

1797-08-03

Emperor Francis I permits Jews who served in military in "Countries of Bohemian Crown" to marry non Jews

1798-04-23

Dutch emperor accepts new Constitution

1803-01-01

Emperor Gia Long orders all bronze wares of the Tây Sơn Dynasty to be collected and melted into nine cannons for the Royal Citadel in Huế, Vietnam.

1804-05-18

Napoleon Bonaparte proclaimed Emperor of France by the French Senate

1804-08-11

Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria

1804-12-02

Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned emperor of France in Paris

1806-08-06

Holy Roman Empire ends; it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire. Francis II renounces the title, becoming Emperor of Austria.

1806-10-17

Former leader of the Haitian Revolution, Emperor Jacques I of Haiti was assassinated after an oppressive rule.

1806-11-21

Decree of Berlin: Emperor Napoleon I bans all trade with England

1807-06-14

Emperor Napoleon I's French Grande Armee defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Prussia (modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) ending the War of the Fourth Coalition.

1811-10-06

French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte visits Utrecht

1812-10-23

Failed coup against emperor Napoleon

1822-07-25

General Agustin de Iturbide crowned Agustin I, 1st Emperor of Mexico

1822-12-01

Dom Pedro crowned emperor of Brazil

1831-04-07

Dom Pedro abdicates to son, Dom Pedro II crowned emperor of Brazil

1842-02-07

Battle of Debre Tabor: Ras Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.

1848-12-02

Franz Josef I becomes emperor of Austria & King of Hungary

1851-12-02

French President Charles Louis Bonaparte in a Coup d'etat overthrows the Second Republic establishing himself as Emperor.

1852-12-02

2nd French empire established; Louis Napoleon becomes emperor

1855-02-11

Kassa Hailu is crowned Tewodros II, Emperor of Ethiopia, by Abuna Salama III in a ceremony at the church of Derasge Maryam.

1858-01-14

French Emperor Napoleon III escapes attempt on his life by Felice Orsini, an Italian patriot who was later executed

1859-06-24

Battle of Solferino, Northern Italy: a French Army under Napoleon III and Sardinian Army under Victor Emmanuel II overcame the Austrian Army under Emperor Franz Joseph I.

1859-09-17

Joshua Abraham Norton, born in England but a resident of San Francisco, proclaims himself his Imperial Majesty Emperor Norton I, Emperor of the United States of America. Eccentric possibly, but 30,000 turned up for his funeral.

1862-07-01

Emperor Alexander II grants Jews right to publish books

1864-04-10

Austrian Archduke Maximilian becomes Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico

1864-05-29

Mexican Emperor Maximilian arrives at Vera Cruz

1867-02-03

Prince Mutsuhito, 14, becomes Emperor Meiji of Japan (1867-1912)

1868-04-13

Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala and Ethiopian Emperor commits suicide

1870-07-23

Emperor Napoleon III appoints Empress Eugenie as Regent of France

1870-09-04

The Third French Republic proclaimed as French overthrow Emperor Napoleon III (who ironically was the elected president of the Second French Republic) after his defeat by Prussia at Sedan

1871-08-29

Emperor Meiji orders the Abolition of the han system and the establishment of prefectures as local centers of administration. (Traditional Japanese date: July 14, 1871).

1872-01-12

Yohannes IV is crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in Axum, the first imperial coronation in that city in over 200 years.

1873-05-01

Emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Exposition in Vienna

1875-01-12

Kwang-su becomes emperor of China.

1875-11-16

Battle of Gundet: Ethiopian emperor Yohannes beats Egyptians

1876-03-07

Battle at Gura: Ethiopian emperor Yohannes beats Egyptians

1887-01-26

Battle of Dogali: Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians

1888-06-15

Wilhelm II becomes emperor of Germany

1889-03-09

Battle at Gallabat (Metema): Mahdi's beat Abyssinian emperor John IV

1889-03-12

Battle at Metema (Gallabad): Ethiopian Emperor Yohannes IV, defeated

1889-05-02

Abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale

1889-11-15

Dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, deposed; republic proclaimed

1890-03-20

German emperor Wilhelm II fires republic chancellor Otto Von Bismarck

1894-10-28

German emperor Wilhelm II fires chancellor Leo von Caprivi & premier Botho zu Eulenburg

1895-10-11

Emperor Menelik II of Addis Ababa draws against Italians

1895-12-08

Battle at Amba Alagi: Ethiopian emperor Menelik II drives Italian general Baratieri's out

1896-01-03

Emperor Wilhelm congratulates Pres Kruger on the Jameson Raid

1897-03-20

France signs treaty with emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia

1897-05-14

Great Britain signs treaty with Emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia

1897-10-08

Emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera

1898-06-11

Emperor De Zong proclaims reforms in Peking

1898-06-16

China's emperor De Zong (Guang Xu) receives Kang Youwei

1898-09-21

Empress Dowager Cixi seizes power and ends the Hundred Days' Reform in China, imprisoning the Guangxu Emperor.

1901-02-04

Emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Franz Joseph, gives a speech condemning the demands of national groups and calls for economic and social reform

1903-01-01

In Delhi, a great durbar, or formal reception, marks the coronation of King Edward VII as Emperor of India; the British release some 16,000 prisoners in honor of the occasion

1905-05-31

Emperor Wilhelm II lands in Tanger

1907-07-19

Under pressure from the Japanese, the Emperor of Korea abdicates in favor of his son, a figurehead

1907-12-13

German emperor Wilhelm II visits Amsterdam

1908-05-07

Emperor Franz-Joseph celebrates his golden jubilee with festivities throughout the Austro-Hungarian empire

1908-08-13

Kind Edward VII of Great Britain meets with Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria at Ischl; the King tries to persuade the Emperor to advise Germany against aggressive (anti-British) policies

1908-12-02

Child Emperor Pu Yi ascends the Chinese throne at the age of two

1910-11-04

Russian Tsar Nicholas II visits German Emperor Wilhelm II at Potsdam; they force tentative agreements on spheres of influence in the Middle East

1912-02-12

Last Ch'ing (Manchu) emperor of China, Hsuan T'ung, abdicates

1914-01-10

Yuan Shih-k'ai, president of the new Chinese republic, dissolves parliament and prepares a constitution of his own design: he will set himself up as dictator, preparatory to an attempt to make himself emperor

1914-07-31

German Emperor Wilhelm II threatens war, orders Russia to demobilize

1916-09-27

Emperor Lidj Jasu of Ethiopia flees

1916-10-27

Battle of Segale: Negus Mikael, marching on the Ethiopian capital in support of his son Emperor Iyasus V, is defeated by Fitawrari abte Giyorgis, securing the throne for Empress Zauditu.

1918-11-10

German emperor Wilhelm II flees to Netherlands

1918-11-11

Emperor Charles I of Austria abdicates

1918-11-12

Emperor Karl of Austria-Hungary abdicates, Austria becomes a republic

1918-11-28

Emperor Wilhelm of Prussia & Germany abdicates

1920-11-01

Eugene O'Neill's "Emperor Jones" premieres in NYC

1920-11-03

"Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater

1926-12-25

Prince-regent Hirohito becomes Emperor of Japan (1926-1989) upon the death of his father Yoshihito

1928-11-10

Emperor Hirohito's official coronation as Emperor of Japan

1930-04-03

Ras Tafari becomes Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

1930-11-02

Ras (euqiv. Duke) Tafari Makonnen is crowned Haile Selassie I, 225th emperor of Solmonic Dynasty in Ethiopia

1932-03-09

Former Chinese emperor Henry Pu-Yi installed as head of Manchuria

1932-04-17

Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia ends slavery

1934-01-20

Japan sends Henry Pu Yi as regent to emperor of Manchuria

1934-03-01

Henry Pu Yi crowned emperor Kang Teh of Manchuria

1936-05-01

Emperor Haile Selassie leaves Ethiopia as Italian invades

1936-05-02

Emperor Haile Selassie & family flee Abyssinia

1937-12-24

Dutch government recognizes Italian king Emanuel III as emperor of Abyssinia

1941-05-05

Emperor Haile Selassie returns to Addis Ababa

1941-11-30

Japanese Emperor Hirohito consults with admirals Shimada & Nagano

1941-12-01

Japanese emperor Hirohito signs declaration of war

1945-08-10

Japan announces willingness to surrender to Allies provided status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged

1945-08-11

Allies refuse Japan's surrender offer to retain Emperor Hirohito

1945-08-16

Puyi, the last Chinese emperor and ruler of Manchukuo, was captured by Soviet troops.

1946-01-01

Emperor Hirohito of Japan announces he is not a god

1946-11-03

Emperor Hirohito proclaims new Japanese constitution

1949-06-14

State of Vietnam forms, Bao Dai installed as Emperor

1950-02-01

USSR demands condemnation of Emperor Hirohito for war crimes

1966-04-21

Emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica

1971-10-09

Japanese emperor Hirohito visits Netherlands

1974-09-12

Coup overthrows Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia (National Day)

1975-10-09

Emperor Hirohito of Japan visits SF

1979-09-20

Coup in Central African Rep: David Dacko overthrows emperor Bokassa I

1987-06-12

Central Afr Rep ex-emperor Jean-Bédell Bokassa sentenced to death

1988-01-23

45th Golden Globes: Last Emperor, Sally Kirkland, Michael Douglas

1988-04-11

60th Academy Awards - "The Last Emperor", Michael Douglas & Cher win

1989-01-07

Akhito becomes emperor of Japan

1990-11-12

Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.

1992-07-23

Emperor Haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen] of Ethiopia's, funeral

1992-10-23

Emperor Akihito becomes the first Emperor of Japan to stand on Chinese soil.

1993-09-02

Central African Republic ex-emperor Bokassa freed

2000-11-05

Emperor Haile Selassie I is given an Imperial funeral by the Ethiopian Orthodox church

2007-04-25

Boris Yeltsin's funeral - the first to be sanctioned by the Russian Orthodox Church for a head of state since the funeral of Emperor Alexander III in 1894.

2016-08-09

Japan's Emperor Akihito hints he will abdicate

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Emperor - Notable Birthdays

Augustus CaesarSep 23, -63

LiviaSep 28, -58

ClaudiusAug 1, -10

VespasianNov 17, 9

CaligulaAug 31, 12

NervaNov 8, 30

NeroDec 15, 37

TitusDec 30, 39

DomitianOct 24, 51

TrajanSep 18, 53

HadrianJan 24, 76

Antoninus PiusSep 19, 86

Marcus AureliusApr 26, 121

Septimius SeverusApr 11, 146

CommodusAug 31, 161

CaracallaApr 4, 188

AurelianSep 9, 214

ConstantineFeb 27, 272

CharlemagneApr 2, 742

Henry IVNov 11, 1050

AkbarOct 15, 1542

ChongzhenFeb 6, 1611

Leopold IIMay 5, 1747

NapoleonAug 15, 1769

IturbideSep 27, 1783

Edward VIIIJun 23, 1894

Emperor - Birthdays
Date Event
711

Jimmu, Japanese emperor (d. 585 DC)

63

Augustus Caesar, Roman Emperor (d. 14)

58

Livia Drusilla, wife of the Roman emperor Caesar Augustus

10

Claudius, Lugdunum Gaul, Roman Emperor (41-54)

BC
AD
3-12-24

Galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)

9-11-17

Vespasian, Falacrina, Italy, Roman Emperor (AD 69-79), (d. AD 79)

12-08-31

Caligula, [Gaius Caesar], 3rd Roman emperor (37-41 AD)

15-09-24

Vitellius, Roman Emperor (d. 69)

30-11-08

Nerva, Narni, Roman Emperor (96-98)

32-04-25

Marcus Salvius Otho, Roman Emperor (d. 69)

37-12-15

Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, Antium, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68)

39-12-30

Titus, Rome, 10th Roman Emperor (79-81), conqueror of Jerusalem

51-10-24

Domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96)

53-09-18

Trajan, ancient Hispania, XIII Roman Emperor, (Trajan's Forum), (d. 117)

64-09-17

Julia Flavia, daughter of Roman Emperor Titus; lover of Domitian.

76-01-24

Hadrian, Italica, Roman Emperor (117-138, builder of Hadrian's Wall)

86-09-19

Antoninus Pius, Lanuvium, 15th Roman emperor (138-161)

121-04-26

Antonius Marcus Aurelius, Rome, Emperor of Rome (161-180)

126-08-01

Pertinax [Publius Helvius Pertinax], Alba Pompeia, Roman emperor (Year of the Five Emperors)

133-01-30

Marcus Severus Didius Julianus, Roman Emperor (d. 193)

146-04-11

Lucius Septimius Severus, Leptis Magna Libya, Roman Emperor (193-211)

161-08-31

Commodus, Lanuvium, Roman Emperor (180-92)

188-04-04

Caracalla, Lugdunum Gaul, Roman emperor (198-217)

189-03-07

Publius Septimius Geta, Roman Emperor (d. 211)

214-09-09

Aurelian, Serdica, Roman Emperor (270-275)

225-01-20

Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)

250-03-31

Constantius Chlorus, Roman Emperor (d. 306)

270-11-20

Maximinus, Roman Emperor (d. 313)

272-02-27

Constantine I, Naissus, Roman emperor (306-337) (adopted Christianity)

317-08-07

Flavius Julius Constantius II, Emperor Egypt/Byzantine/Rome (337-61)

331-11-17

Flavius Claudius Julianus, [Julian the Apostate], Emperor

347-01-11

Emperor Theodosius I "The Great" of Rome (d. 395)

384-09-09

Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423)

401-04-10

Theodosius II, the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor

419-07-02

Valentinian III, Roman emperor (425-55)

612-05-03

Constantine III, Byzantine Emperor (d. 641)

630-11-07

Constans II, Byzantine emperor (d. 668)

742-04-02

Charlemagne, 1st Holy Roman emperor (800-14)

749-01-25

Leo IV, the Khazar, Byzantine emperor (775-80)

786-09-07

Emperor Saga, 52nd Emperor of Japan (d. 842)

823-06-13

Charles II, the Bald, King of France (843-77)/emperor (875-77)

866-09-19

Leo VI Sophos, Byzantine Emperor (886-912)/writer (Problematica)

867-05-05

Uda, Emperor of Japan (d. 931)

885-01-18

Daigo, Emperor of Japan (d. 930)

912-11-23

Otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73)

926-06-02

Murakami, Emperor of Japan (d. 967)

938-03-15

Romanos II, Byzantine emperor (d. 963)

973-05-06

Henry II, Roman Catholic German king/emperor (1002/14-24)

976-02-05

Sanjō, Emperor of Japan (d. 1017)

1008-10-12

Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (d. 1036)

1009-12-14

Emperor Go-Suzaku of Japan (d. 1045)

1010-05-30

Emperor Renzong of China (d. 1063)

1017-10-28

Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)

1025-08-28

Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)

1032-02-16

Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)

1034-09-03

Emperor Go-Sanjō of Japan (d. 1073)

1048-05-25

Emperor Shenzong of China (d. 1085)

1050-11-11

Henry IV, Goslar, Kaiserpfalz, Holy Roman Emperor (1084—1105)

1053-07-07

Emperor Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1129)

1077-01-04

Emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100)

1079-08-08

Emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107)

1081-01-08

Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)

1082-11-02

Emperor Huizong of China (d. 1135)

1087-09-13

John II Komnenos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1143)

1100-05-23

Emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161)

1103-02-24

Emperor Toba of Japan (d. 1156)

1107-06-12

Emperor Gaozong of China (d. 1187)

1118-11-28

Manuel I Komnenos, Greek Byzantine Emperor (d. 1180)

1119-07-07

Emperor Sutoku of Japan (d. 1164)

1127-10-18

Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1192)

1127-11-27

Emperor Xiaozong of China (d. 1194)

1139-06-16

Emperor Konoe of Japan (d. 1155)

1143-07-31

Emperor Nijo of Japan (d. 1165)

1161-09-23

Emperor Takakura of Japan (d. 1181)

1164-12-28

Emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)

1169-09-10

Alexios II Komnenos, Byzantine emperor (d. 1183)

1178-12-22

Emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185)

1180-08-06

Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)

1194-12-26

Frederick II, Iesi Italy, Holy Roman Emperor, King of the Romans (Germany), Sicily and Jerusalem

1196-01-03

Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1231)

1197-10-22

Emperor Juntoku of Japan (d. 1242)

1209-01-05

Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1272)

1212-03-22

Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (d. 1235)

1218-05-01

Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)

1218-10-30

Emperor Chukyo of Japan (d. 1234)

1220-04-01

Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)

1231-03-17

Emperor Shijō of Japan (d. 1242)

1250-12-25

John IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305)

1259-03-25

Andronikos II Palaiologos, Byzantine emperor (d. 1332)

1265-05-10

Emperor Fushimi of Japan (d. 1317)

1267-12-17

Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)

1278-04-17

Michael IX Palaeologus, co-ruling Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1320)

1283-04-01

Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)

1285-03-09

Emperor Go-Nijō of Japan (d. 1318)

1288-04-05

Emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (d. 1336)

1288-11-26

Emperor Go-Daigo of Japan (d. 1339)

1297-03-25

Andronicus III Palaeologus, Byzantine emperor (d. 1341)

1297-08-14

Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348)

1313-08-01

Emperor Kogon of Japan (Ashikaga Pretenders)

1316-05-14

Charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78) and Holy Roman Emperor (1355-78). Dies 1378

1322-01-11

Emperor Komyo of Japan (d. 1380)

1328-09-21

Hongwu Emperor of China (d. 1398)

1334-05-25

Emperor Sukō (d. 1398)

1336-04-14

Emperor Go-Kōgon of Japan (d. 1374)

1348-04-02

Andronikos IV Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1385)

1350-06-27

Manuel II Palaiologos, Eastern Roman Emperor

1359-01-11

Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (d. 1393)

1360-05-02

Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)

1361-02-26

Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400)

1367-06-28

Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia

1368-02-15

Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)

1377-08-01

Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan, 100th emperor of Japan

1377-12-05

Jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402)

1378-08-16

Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)

1397-08-10

Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)

1398-02-25

Xuande, Emperor of China (d. 1435)

1401-05-12

Emperor Shōkō (d. 1428)

1404-02-09

Constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor

1415-09-21

Frederick III, Innsbruck Austria, German Emperor (1440-1493)

1419-07-10

Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (d. 1471)

1427-11-29

Zhengtong, Emperor of China (d. 1464)

1428-09-21

Jingtai Emperor of China (d. 1457)

1442-07-03

Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1500)

1447-12-09

Chenghua, Emperor of China (d. 1487)

1457-02-13

Mary of Burgundy, daughter of Charles the Bold and wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1482)

1459-03-22

Maximilian I of Habsburg, German Emperor/archduke of Austria

1464-11-19

Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (d. 1526)

1471-07-15

Eskender, Emperor of Ethiopia (d. 1494)

1472-04-05

Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1510)

1491-10-26

Zhengde, Emperor of China (d. 1521)

1497-01-26

Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)

1500-02-24

Carlos V, King of Spain (1516-56)/Holy Roman Emperor

1502-11-17

Atahualpa, last emperor of the Inca (d. 1533)

1503-03-10

Ferdinand I, German emperor (1558-64)

1507-09-16

Jiajing, Emperor of China (d. 1567)

1517-06-18

Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (d. 1593)

1527-07-31

Maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)

1542-10-14

Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)

1542-10-15

Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, Mughal Emperor in India (1556-1605)

1552-07-18

Rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612)

1557-02-24

Matthias, Vienna, Holy Roman emperor (1612-19)

1563-09-04

Wanli, Emperor of China (d. 1620)

1566-05-26

Mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (1595-1603)

1572-12-31

Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan, (d. 1617)

1578-07-09

Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hungary/German Emperor (1619-37)

1582-08-28

Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)

1590-04-18

Ahmed I, 14th Sultan of the Ottoman Emperor (1603-17); constructed the Blue Mosque

1592-01-05

Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal

1596-06-29

Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (d. 1680)

1598-09-23

Eleonore Gonzaga, wife of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1655)

1605-10-03

Li Tzu-ch'eng, Chinese revolutionary, dethroned last Ming emperor

1608-07-13

Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)

1611-02-06

Chongzhen Emperor, 16th and last Ming Emperor of China (d. 1644)

1618-11-03

Aurangzeb, [Alamgir], Emperor of India (1658-1707)

1633-04-20

Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)

1638-01-01

Emperor Go-Sai of Japan (d. 1685)

1638-03-15

Shunzhi Emperor of China

1640-06-09

Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)

1643-10-14

Bahadur Shah I, Mughal Emperor of India (d. 1712)

1654-05-04

Kangxi Emperor of China (d. 1722)

1654-07-09

Emperor Reigen of Japan (d. 1732)

1675-10-21

Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (d. 1710)

1678-07-26

Joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11)

1678-12-13

Yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735)

1685-10-01

Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1711-40) (d. 1740)

1697-08-06

Charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45)

1702-01-14

Nakamikado Emperor of Japan (d. 1737)

1708-12-08

Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)

1711-09-25

Qianlong Emperor of China (d. 1799)

1717-05-13

Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria (Wife of emperor Franz I)

1720-02-08

Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)

1740-08-23

Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)

1741-03-13

Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1764-90) (d. 1790)

1741-04-14

Emperor Momozono of Japan (d. 1762)

1741-12-31

Isabella Maria of Parma, wife of future Holy Roman emperor (d. 1763)

1746-03-27

Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney/father of emperor Napoleon

1747-05-05

Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1792)

1760-11-13

Jiaqing, Emperor of China (d. 1820)

1768-02-12

Francis II, Florence Italy, last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806)

1769-08-15

Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsica, resident of Elba (emperor of France 1804-13, 1814-15), (d. 1821)

1771-09-23

Emperor Kokaku of Japan (d. 1840)

1782-09-16

Daoguang, Emperor of China (d. 1850)

1783-09-27

Agustin I de Iturbide, Valladolid Michoacán, General and 1st Emperor of Mexico (1822-23)

1793-04-12

Ferdinand I KLJM, the Good Natured, Emperor of Austria/king of Hungary

1797-02-22

William I, Berlin, King of Prussia (1861-88)/German Emperor (1871-88)

1797-03-22

Kaiser Wilhelm I, German emperor (1871-88)

1800-03-16

Emperor Ninko of Japan (d. 1846)

1808-04-20

Louis-Napoleon (Napoleon III), emperor of France (1852-71)

1819-02-04

Joshua Norton, SF, Norton I, emperor of USA

1825-12-02

Pedro II van Alcantara, Emperor of Brazil (1831-89)

1829-09-22

Tự Đức, Emperor of Vietnam (d. 1883)

1830-08-18

Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria (d. 1916)

1830-08-18

Emperor Franz Josef, Emperor Franz Josef Opening the Millenial Exhibition

1831-07-17

Xianfeng, Emperor of China (d. 1861)

1837-12-24

Sissi, Emperor of Austria

1852-09-08

Emperor Gwangmu of Korea (d. 1919)

1852-11-03

Mutsuhito, 122nd emperor of Japan (1867-1912)

1859-01-27

Wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918)

1863-03-11

Sayajirao Gaekwad III, Our King Emperor and Queen Empress Hold a Durbar in Delhi

1879-08-31

Joshihito, emperor of Japan (1912-26)

1881-01-10

Zsigmond Gere, Soldiers of the Emperor

1884-04-28

John Goldsworthy, The Emperor Waltz

1885-05-04

Frank H. Wilson, The Emperor Jones

1885-10-08

Emperor Khai Dinh,

1886-04-06

Asaf Jah, Our King Emperor and Queen Empress Hold a Durbar in Delhi

1886-06-27

Aladár Ihász, Soldiers of the Emperor

1887-08-17

Charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18)

1887-08-17

Emperor Karl,

1889-01-26

Harold Goldman, The Emperor's Candlesticks

1892-07-23

Haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74)

1894-06-23

Edward VIII, King of Great Brit/N-Ireland/emperor of India (1936)

1895-12-16

Lidj Jasu, emperor of Ethiopia

1897-11-29

Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Little Emperor)

1901-04-29

Hirohito, Emperor of Japan (1926-89)

1902-06-25

Prince Yasuhito Chichibu, brother of Emperor Showa (d.1953)

1906-02-07

Henry P'u-i, last emperor of China, puppet emperor of Manchukuo

1906-07-07

John Krimsky, The Emperor Jones

1906-12-04

Gifford Cochran, The Emperor Jones

1908-02-09

Ferdinand Pecenka, The Emperor's Nightingale

1908-02-20

Ruby Elzy, The Emperor Jones

1910-05-11

Howard Hohler, Emperor of the North

1913-02-12

Pedro Gastao de Orleans e Braganca, grandson of emperor Pedro I

1913-05-01

Ygnacio Sepulveda, Emperor of the North

1913-10-20

Bao Dai, emperor of Annam/Indochina/head of South Vietnam (1949-55)

1913-10-22

Bo Dai, Huế, last Emperor of Vietnam (1926-45) and Chief of State of South Vietnam (1949-55)

1913-9-03

Saburo Ienaga, In the Name of the Emperor

1914-06-11

Hendrik Berkhof, Dutch theologist (Church & Emperor)

1916-07-27

Asfa Wossen, Crown prince of Ethiopia/son of emperor Haile Selassi

1921-02-01

Kenzo Okuzaki, The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On

1921-04-23

Alan Kass, The Emperor's New Clothes

1921-10-15

Roberta Jonay, The Emperor Waltz

1922-04-06

Suzanne Durrenberger, The Last Emperor

1927-01-17

Eartha Kitt, The Emperor's New Groove

1927-07-30

Victor Wong, The Last Emperor

1929-07-14

Vicomtesse Jacqueline de Ribes, Valentino: The Last Emperor

1929-10-24

Hideo Takamatsu, The Last Emperor

1931-05-27

Alan Bell, The Last Emperor

1933-12-23

Akihito, emperor of Japan (1989- )

1935-04-19

Teruhiko Kuze, Sakurako wa warau: Last emperor ni shikakerareta ayashii onna no wana

1935-9-28

Simon Leys, The Emperor's New Clothes

1939-06-18

Jack Herer, Emperor of Hemp

1940-03-16

Bernardo Bertolucci, Parma Italy, director (Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor)

1941-12-10

Nico D'Alessandria, The Emperor of Rome

1944-05-26

Andre Stojka, The Emperor's New Groove

1945-06-08

Kazuo Hara, The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On

1946-10-14

Gene Kidwell, The Emperor's New Clothes

1948-07-13

Enzo Ungari, The Last Emperor

1949-07-26

Jeremy Thomas, The Last Emperor

1949-9-25

David Irving, The Emperor's New Clothes

1950-01-01

David Esch, Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb

1950-01-02

Michael E. Polakow, The Emperor's New Groove

1950-01-08

J. Edward Shugrue, The Emperor Jones

1950-12-13

Wendie Malick, The Emperor's New Groove

1952-10-13

John Lone, The Last Emperor

1954-11-24

Akira Ikuta, The Last Emperor

1955-10-24

Robert Clotworthy, The Emperor's New Groove

1956-02-21

Ha Jin, The First Emperor

1956-07-01

Matthew Jacobs, The Emperor's New Groove

1956-11-24

Terry Lewis, The Emperor's New Groove

1957-06-01

Changjiang Pan, The Emperor and the Assassin

1959-04-10

Tian Liang, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1959-06-06

Jimmy Jam, The Emperor's New Groove

1960-01-03

Joan Chen, [Chen Chung], Shanghai China, actress (Last Emperor)

1960-03-25

Peter Hopkins, Party Like a Roman Emperor

1961-04-26

Joan Chen, The Last Emperor

1964-07-22

David Spade, The Emperor's New Groove

1966-02-05

Vivian Wu, The Last Emperor

1967-06-23

Nichita Tanabe, Emperor

1967-08-17

Jessey Meng, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1968-02-05

Tim David, The Emperor's New Groove

1973-03-06

Mathieu Cox, The Emperor's New Groove

1973-08-14

Julie Franklin, The Emperor's Quest

1974-02-08

Ryan L. Carlson, The Emperor's New Groove

1974-04-03

Wu Jing, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1974-06-09

Samoth, Norwegian guitarist (Emperor, Zyklon)

1974-06-27

Tsou Tijger, The Last Emperor

1974-11-23

Emmet Walsh, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1975-10-15

Jennifer L. Yen, Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb

1976-05-27

Elza Kephart, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1976-08-06

Joyce Shen, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1976-12-01

Ryan Vervack, Emperor: Battle for Dune

1978-08-20

Tera Bond, Emperor

1979-9-10

Sean Xiao Liu, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1980-08-17

Dmitri Sablin, Gentlemen Officers: Save the Emperor

1980-08-24

Mary Padian, The Emperor of El Monte

1980-10-27

Veronica Carso, Emperor

1980-9-12

Isabelle Bourgeois, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1981-03-26

Luke Ford, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1981-10-18

Richard Vuu, actor (Last Emperor)

1981-10-18

Richard Vuu, The Last Emperor

1983-03-14

Guillaume Beaudoin-Aubin, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1983-10-31

Black Diamond, Emperor

1984-04-13

Jeremy Cox, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1984-9-01

Tim Realbuto, The Emperor's Club

1985-04-18

Sean Fredricks, The Emperor's Club

1988-06-23

Isabella Leong, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

1990-11-25

Eli Russell Linnetz, The Emperor's New Groove

Emperor - Notable Weddings

AugustusJan 17, -38

ConstantineMar 31, 307

Leopold IIAug 5, 1764

Maximilian IJul 27, 1857

Nicholas IINov 26, 1894

Emperor - Weddings
Date Event
38

Roman Republican Leader Octavian, later Augustus 1st Roman Emperor, marries Livia Drusilla.

BC
AD
307-03-31

Roman Emperor Constantine marries Fausta, daughter of the Emperor Maximian, later murdering her in 326

414-01-01

King Ataulf of Narbonne marries emperor Honorius sister Galle Placidia

421-06-07

Eudocia A Athenais marries Oostromeins emperor Theodosius II

437-10-29

Valentinian III, Western Roman Emperor, marries Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of his cousin Theodosius II, Eastern Roman Emperor in Constantinople. This unifies the two branches of the House of Theodosius

1186-01-27

Henry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, weds Constance of Sicily.

1382-01-20

King Richard II of England marries Anne of Bohemia and daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor at Westminster Abbey. Anne died of plague in 1394.

1476-05-06

Emperor Frederik III of Habsburg & duke Charles the bold arrange marriage of their children

1477-08-16

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, weds Mary of Burgundy, the heiress to the Duchy of Burgundy in Ghent, Belgium

1526-03-10

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V marries Princess Isabella of Portugal, his 1st cousin, in Seville

1736-02-12

Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor Francois I)

1764-08-05

Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II (17) weds queen Maria Luisa of Spain (18) in Innsbruck, Austria

1853-01-30

Emperor and French President Napoleon III marries Eugenie de Montijo, Countess of Teba

1857-07-27

Emperor of Mexico Maximilian I (25) weds princess Charlotte of Belgium (17) in Brussels

1894-11-26

Russian emperor Nicholas II (26) weds Alexandra Feodorovna (22) at the Grand Church of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Russia

1996-12-30

"The Last Emperor" Chinese actress Vivian Wu (30) weds producer-director Oscar Costo (43) in Shanghai, China

2005-11-15

Emperor Akihito's daughter Princess Sayako (36) weds Yoshiki Kuroda (40) at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan

Emperor - Notable Deaths

Augustus CaesarAug 19, 14

TiberiusMar 10, 37

CaligulaJan 24, 41

ClaudiusOct 13, 54

Agrippina the YoungerMar 23, 59

NeroJun 9, 68

VespasianJun 23, 79

TitusSep 13, 81

DomitianSep 18, 96

NervaJan 27, 98

TrajanAug 9, 117

HadrianJul 10, 138

Antoninus PiusMar 7, 161

Marcus AureliusMar 17, 180

CommodusDec 31, 192

Qin Shi HuangSep 10, 210

Septimius SeverusFeb 4, 211

CaracallaApr 8, 217

ElagabalusMar 11, 222

DiocletianDec 3, 311

MaxentiusOct 28, 312

Constantine the GreatMay 22, 337

Justinian INov 15, 565

CharlemagneJan 28, 814

Henry IVAug 7, 1106

Frederick IJun 10, 1190

Moctezuma IIJun 30, 1520

CuauhtémocFeb 28, 1525

AkbarOct 27, 1605

ChongzhenMar 19, 1644

Leopold IIMar 1, 1792

NapoleonMay 5, 1821

Agustín de IturbideJul 19, 1824

Emperor - Deaths
Date Event
14-08-19

Augustus Caesar, first Roman Emperor (b. 63 BC)

37-03-10

Tiberius Claudius Nero, Roman emperor (14-37), dies at 78

41-01-24

Caligula, [G C Germanicus], Roman emperor (37-41), assassinated at 28 by Praetorian Guards. Known for his eccentricity and cruel despotism.

54-10-13

Claudius, Roman Emperor, dies of poison mushrooms at 63

59-03-23

Agrippina the Younger, Roman Empress, dies at 43 (circumstances of her death vary, but all suggest that she was murdered by her son, the Emperor Nero)

68-06-09

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

69-01-15

Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), lynched at 70

69-04-16

Otho, Roman Emperor (b. 32)

69-08-15

Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered

69-12-22

Aulus Vitellius, Roman Emperor for 8 months, executed by the troops of his successor Vespasian in Rome

79-06-23

Vespasian, Roman Emperor, dies at 69

81-09-13

Titus Flavius Vespasianus, emperor of Rome (69-81), dies of a fever at about 42

96-09-18

Domitian, Roman emperor, assassinated

98-01-27

Marius Cocceius Nerva, emperor of Rome (96-98), dies of a stroke at about 67

117-08-09

Trajan, Roman Emperor, dies from edema at 63

138-07-10

Hadrian, Roman emperor (117-138), dies at 62

161-03-07

Antoninus Pius [Titus Aurelius], emperor of Rome (138-61), dies at 74

180-03-17

Antonius Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, dies at 58

192-12-31

Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31

193-03-28

Publius Helvius Pertinax, Roman Emperor (192-93), assassinated

193-06-01

Didius Julianus, ship owner/emperor of Rome (193), murdered at 61

210-09-10

Qin Shi Huang, first emperor of China

211-02-04

Lucius Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome (193-211), dies at 64

217-04-08

Caracalla, Roman emperor (198-217), murdered at 29

218-06-08

Opellius Macrinus, emperor of Rome (217-8), dies in battle at 54

222-03-11

Elagabalus, Roman Emperor (218-22), murdered by the Praetorian Guard at 18

223-06-21

Liu Bei, Emperor of Shu Han (b. 161)

235-03-18

Marcus Aurelius Alexander, Syrian emperor of Rome (222-235), murdered

238-04-12

Gordian II, Roman co-Emperor with his father Gordian I, killed in battle at Carthage

238-04-12

Gordian I, Roman Emperor, suicide, after losing battle at Carthage and death of son Gordian I

238-05-10

Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered

238-07-29

Pupienus, Roman Emperor

238-07-29

Balbinus, Roman Emperor

251-07-01

Decius, Roman Emperor (b. 207)

251-07-01

Herennius Etruscus, joint Roman Emperor with father Decius (b. ca. 227)

276-07-16

Mark Annius Florianus, emperor of Rome (276), murdered

306-07-25

Gaius Flavius V Constantius, under-emperor of Rome 297-306, dies

307-11-11

Flavius Valerius Severus, compassionate emperor of Rome (306-07), dies

311-05-05

Gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50

311-12-03

Diocletian, Roman Emperor (284-305), dies at 66

312-10-28

Maxentius, Roman emperor (306-312), drowns at the Battle of Milvian Bridge at 34

313-04-30

Gaius G V Maximus, [Daia], Emperor of Rome, dies

337-05-22

Constantine the Great, Emperor of Rome (306-37), dies at 47

361-11-03

Flavius Julius Constantius II, 1st Byzantine Emperor, dies at 44

363-06-26

Julian the Apostate, Roman Emperor (361-63)

364-02-17

Jovian (Flavius Jovianus), Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32

375-11-17

Valentinian I "The Great", Roman Co-Emperor and Ruler of Western Roman Empire (336-75), dies at 54

378-08-09

Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50

383-08-25

Gratian (Flavius Gratianus), Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25

388-08-28

Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed

392-05-15

Valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21

394-09-06

Eugenius, linguistic/anti emperor of Rome (392-94), dies in battle

395-01-17

Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49

408-05-01

Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)

421-09-02

Flavius Constantine III, Emperor of Western Roman Empire, dies at about 51

423-08-15

Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies

450-07-28

Theodosius II de Jongere, emperor Austrian Empire, dies

450-11-27

Galla Placidia, daughter of Byzant emperor Constantius III, dies at 58

455-03-16

Valentinian III, Roman Emperor (b. 419)

455-05-31

Petronius Maximus, senator/Emperor of Rome, lynched

461-08-07

Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)

472-07-11

Anthemius, Emperor of the Western Roman Empire

472-10-02

Olybrius, emperor of Westromeinse republic (472), dies

474-01-18

Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (b. 401)

474-02-03

Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies

474-11-17

Leo II, Byzantine Emperor (474), dies

479-08-07

Emperor Yūryaku of Japan

491-04-09

Zeno, Byzantine Emperor

518-07-10

Anastasius I Dikoros, [Dyrrhachium/Durazzo], Byzantine emperor, dies

527-08-01

Justin I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies (b. c. 450)

535-12-17

Emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)

565-11-15

Justinian I (The Great), Byzantinian Emperor (527-565), dies at 82. Corpus Juris Civilis, civil law code, written during reign.

578-10-05

Justinus II, Byzantine emperor (565-78), dies

582-08-14

Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor

585-09-14

Emperor Bidatsu of Japan (b. 538)

628-04-03

Chosroes II, emperor of Persia (579..628), murdered by his son

635-06-25

Emperor Gaozu, first emperor of the Chinese Tang Dynasty (b. 566)

641-02-11

Heraclius, emperor of Byzantium (610-641), dies at about 65

641-11-17

Emperor Jomei of Japan (b. 593)

649-07-10

Li Shimin, Emperor of China (b.599)

654-11-24

Emperor Kōtoku of Japan (b. 596)

668-07-15

Constantius II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at 37

668-09-15

Constans II, Byzantine emperor (b. 630)

711-12-11

Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42

741-06-18

Leo III de Isaurier, Byzantine Emperor (717-41), dies

756-05-02

Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)

775-09-14

Constantine V, Byzantine Emperor (b. 718)

775-09-23

Constantine V Copronymus, Emperor of Byzantium (720-75), dies

780-09-08

Leo IV de Chazaar, Byzantine Emperor (775-80), dies

803-08-09

Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies

811-07-26

Nicephorus I, Byzantine Emperor (802-11), dies in battle

811-12-04

Charles The Younger, King the of Franks, son of the Emperor Charlemagne, dies at about 39

812-01-11

Staurakios, Byzantine Emperor

814-01-28

Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71

820-12-25

Leo V, the Armenian, Byzantine gen/Emperor (813-20), murdered

840-06-20

Louis de Vrome, emperor of French rich, dies

844-01-11

Michael I Rhangabes, Byzantine Emperor

855-03-02

Lothair, King of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor (b. 795)

855-09-29

Lotharius I, Romanian-French emperor (signed Treaty of Verdun), dies

875-08-12

Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50

877-10-06

Charles II the Bald, King of France/ Holy Roman emperor (875-77), dies at 54

886-08-29

Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies

888-01-13

Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies

898-10-15

Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor

899-12-08

Arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies

912-05-12

Leo VI Sophos, Byzantine Emperor (886-912), dies at 45

924-04-07

Berengarius I, Emperor of Italy, murdered

930-10-23

Daigo, Emperor of Japan (b. 885)

931-07-19

Uda, Emperor of Japan (b. 867)

948-06-15

Romanus I Lecapenus, Armenian emperor of Byzantium (919-44), dies

959-11-09

Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, Byzantine Emperor (913-59), dies

963-03-15

Romanus II, Byzantine emperor (959-63), dies at 25

967-05-25

Murakami, Emperor of Japan (b. 926)

969-12-10

Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered

973-05-07

Otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor (962-973), dies at 60

976-01-10

John I Tzimisces/Tzimiskes, Byzantine Emperor (969-76), dies at 51

976-11-14

T'ai tsu, emperor of China/founder of Sung-dynasty, dies

983-12-07

Otto II the Red, German king/emperor (973-83), dies at about 28

991-06-15

Theophanu, wife of Holy Roman Emperor Otto II and regent of Otto III, dies (b. 960)

999-12-16

Saint Adelaide, Holy Roman Empress, wife of Emperor Otto I and regent to Otto II, dies at about 68

1002-01-23

Otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21

1017-06-05

Emperor Sanjō of Japan (b. 976)

1021-03-16

Heribert of Cologne, Archbishop of Cologne and Chancellor of Emperor Otto III

1025-12-15

Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies

1028-11-15

Constantine VIII Byzantine Emperor (b. 960)

1034-04-11

Romanus III Argyrus, Byzantine emperor (1028-34), assasinated by wife

1036-05-15

Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (b. 1008)

1039-06-04

Conrad II the Salian, King/Emperor of Germany (1024/27-39), dies at 49

1043-02-15

Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52

1045-02-07

Emperor Go-Suzaku of Japan (b. 1009)

1055-01-11

Constantine IX Monomachos, emperor of Byzantium, dies

1056-10-05

Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1017)

1063-04-30

Emperor Renzong of China (b. 1010)

1067-01-25

Emperor Yingzong of China (b. 1032)

1068-05-22

Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)

1073-06-15

Emperor Go-Sanjō of Japan (b. 1034)

1077-12-14

Agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies

1085-04-01

Emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048)

1100-02-23

Emperor Zhezong of China (b. 1076)

1106-08-07

Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54

1107-08-09

Emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079)

1118-08-15

Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies

1125-05-23

Hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies

1129-07-07

Shirakawa, emperor of Japan (1072-86)/budhist monk, dies at 76

1135-06-04

Emperor Huizong of China (b. 1082)

1137-12-03

Lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67

1137-12-04

Lotharius III of Supplinburg, emperor (1125, 33-37), dies at 67

1143-04-08

John II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident

1143-09-24

Agnes of Germany, daughter of Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1072)

1150-01-09

Emperor Xizong of Jin was murdered by Prince Hailing of Jin in a Coup d'état.

1155-08-22

Konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139)

1156-07-20

Emperor Toba of Japan (b. 1103)

1161-06-14

Emperor Qinzong of China (b. 1100)

1164-09-14

Emperor Sutoku of Japan (b. 1119)

1165-09-05

Emperor Nijo of Japan (b. 1143)

1167-09-10

Empress Matilda, wife of Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1102)

1176-08-23

Emperor Rokujo of Japan (b. 1164)

1180-09-24

Manuel I Comnenus, Byzantine emperor (1143-80), dies

1181-01-30

Emperor Takakura of Japan (b. 1161)

1185-04-24

Antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns

1185-09-12

Andronicus I Comnenus, Byzantine emperor (1183-85), lynched

1187-11-09

Emperor Gaozong of China (b. 1107)

1190-06-10

Frederick I Barbarossa, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1122)

1192-04-26

Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)

1194-06-28

Emperor Xiaozong of Song China (b. 1127)

1198-11-27

Queen Constance of Sicily, wife of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1154)

1216-06-11

Henry of Flanders, Emperor of the Latin Empire

1231-11-06

Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1196)

1234-06-18

Emperor Chukyo of Japan (b. 1218)

1234-08-31

Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212)

1237-03-23

Jan of Brienne, King of Jerusalem/Emperor of Constantinople, dies

1239-03-28

Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (b. 1180)

1241-12-01

Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214)

1242-02-10

Emperor Shijō of Japan (b. 1231)

1250-12-13

Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55

1254-11-03

Johannes III Doukas Vatatzes, Byzantine Emperor (1222-54)/saint, dies

1256-01-28

Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22

1258-08-18

Theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea

1266-02-26

Manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies at the Battle of Benevento

1272-03-17

Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (b. 1220)

1272-04-02

Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1209)

1278-05-08

Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)

1279-03-19

Emperor Bing of Song China (b. 1271)

1282-12-11

Michael VIII, Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1259-82), dies

1294-02-18

Kublai Khan, Mongol Emperor (b. 1215)

1304-08-17

Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243)

1305-10-04

Emperor Kameyama of Japan (b. 1249)

1308-09-10

Emperor Go-Nijō of Japan (b. 1285)

1313-08-24

Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies

1317-10-08

Fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265)

1320-10-12

Michael IX Paleologi, emperor of Byzantine (1295-1320), dies

1324-07-16

Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (b. 1267)

1332-02-13

Andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies

1336-05-17

Emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (b. 1288)

1339-09-19

Emperor Go-Daigo of Japan (b. 1288)

1341-06-15

Andronicus III Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1328-41), dies

1347-10-11

Louis IV, Duke of Bayern/Romania-Germany King/emperor, dies

1348-12-02

Emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297)

1364-08-05

Emperor Kogon of Japan (b. 1313)

1368-03-29

Emperor Go-Murakami, Emperor of Japan (b. 1328)

1374-03-12

Emperor Go-Kogon of Japan (b. 1336)

1374-11-25

Philip II of Taranto, Titular emperor of Costantinople (b. 1329)

1378-11-29

Charles IV, Roman-German King/German emperor (Univ of Prague), dies

1380-07-26

Emperor Komyo of Japan (b. 1322)

1383-06-15

John VI Cantacuzenus, Byzantine Emperor

1385-06-28

Andronicus IV Paleologus, Byzantine anti-emperor, dies

1391-02-16

Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies

1393-06-06

Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (b. 1359)

1394-08-27

Chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343)

1398-01-31

Emperor Sukō (b. 1334)

1398-06-24

Hongwu Emperor of China (b. 1328)

1402-07-13

Jianwen Emperor of China (b. 1377)

1408-09-22

Johannes VII Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor (1376-77, 90/1404-8), dies

1413-10-06

Dawit I, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1382)

1424-05-10

Go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan

1424-08-12

Yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)

1425-05-29

Hongxi Emperor of China (b. 1378)

1425-07-21

Manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies

1428-08-30

Emperor Shōkō (b. 1401)

1433-12-01

Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (b. 1377)

1435-01-31

Xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398)

1437-12-09

Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 70

1439-10-27

Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1397)

1448-10-31

Johannes VIII Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantine, dies

1453-05-29

Constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49

1457-03-14

Jingtai Emperor of China (b. 1428)

1464-02-23

Zhengtong, Emperor of China (b. 1427)

1471-01-18

Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419)

1478-11-19

Emperor Baeda Maryam of Ethiopia (b. 1448)

1487-09-09

Chenghua, Emperor of China (b. 1447)

1493-08-19

Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77

1500-10-21

Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1442)

1505-06-08

Hongzhi, Emperor of China (b. 1470)

1508-07-31

Na'od, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1494)

1510-12-31

Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1472)

1519-01-12

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1459)

1520-06-30

Moctezuma II, Aztec emperor (1502-20), killed either by the Spanish or stoned by his own people

1521-04-20

Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)

1525-02-28

Cuauhtémoc, the last Aztec Emperor (1520 - 1521), tortured and killed by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés

1526-05-19

Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (b. 1464)

1540-09-02

Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501)

1557-09-27

Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (b. 1497)

1558-09-21

Charles V, King of Spain (Carlos I)/Holy Roman Emperor, dies at 58

1559-03-23

Emperor Gelawdewos of Ethiopia (killed in battle) (b. 1521/1522)

1563-02-01

Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)

1564-07-25

Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1558-64), dies at 61

1567-01-23

Jiajing, Emperor of China (b. 1507)

1576-10-12

Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (1564-76), dies

1593-02-06

Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517)

1597-10-04

Sarsa Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1550)

1597-12-18

Barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67

1605-10-27

Akbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, Indian Mughal Emperor (born 1542)

1612-01-20

Rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59

1617-09-25

Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan (b. 1617)

1619-03-20

Matthias II, Holy Roman Catholic emperor (1611-19), dies

1620-08-18

Wanli, Emperor of China (b. 1563)

1620-09-26

Taichang Emperor of China (b. 1582)

1632-09-07

Emperor Susenyos of Ethiopia

1637-02-15

Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58

1644-03-19

Chongzhen, last Ming Emperor of China, commits suicide

1650-12-31

Dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612)

1654-10-30

Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (b. 1633)

1657-04-02

Ferdinand III, King of Hungarian/Bohemia/German Emperor, dies at 48

1667-10-18

Fasilides, Emperor of Ethiopia

1680-09-11

Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (b. 1596)

1685-03-22

Emperor Go-Sai of Japan (b. 1638)

1705-05-05

Leopold I von Hapsburg, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, dies at 64

1706-10-13

Iyasus the Great, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1682)

1707-02-20

Aurangzeb, Mogul emperor of India (1658-1707), dies

1707-03-03

Aurangzeb, Emperor of India (1658-1707), dies at 88

1708-07-01

Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706)

1710-01-16

Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675)

1711-04-17

Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1678) dies of smallpox

1711-10-14

Tewoflos, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1708)

1713-02-11

Jahandar Shah, Mughal emperor of India (b. 1664)

1722-12-20

Kangxi Emperor of China (b. 1654)

1732-09-24

Emperor Reigen of Japan (b. 1654)

1735-10-08

Yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678)

1737-05-10

Nakamikado Emperor of Japan (b. 1702)

1740-10-20

Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1685)

1745-01-20

Charles VII Albert, German emperor (1742-45), dies at 47

1750-05-28

Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1720)

1762-07-17

Peter III, Emperor of Russia (1762), dies at 34

1764-07-16

Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia (1740-41), murdered at 23

1765-08-18

Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1745-65) dies at 56

1790-02-20

Joseph II, Emperor of Holy Roman empire, dies at 48

1792-03-01

Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1747)

1799-02-07

Qianlong, Emperor of China (b. 1711)

1806-10-17

Jean Jacques Dessalines, Emperor of Haiti, dies

1813-09-13

Hezqeyas of Ethiopia, deposed Emperor of Ethiopia

1817-12-12

Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I of Ethiopia, (b. about 1751)

1817-12-15

Maria Walewska [Leszczinska], lover of emperor Napoleon I, dies

1818-06-12

Egwale Seyon, Emperor of Ethiopia

1820-09-02

Jiaqing, Emperor of China (b. 1760)

1821-05-05

French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1799-1815), dies in exile on the island of Saint Helena

1824-07-19

Agustín de Iturbide [crowned Agustin I], Mexican army general, politician and the 1st emperor of Mexico is executed by firing squad at 40

1825-05-23

Ras Gugsa of Yejju, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia

1834-09-24

A J Pedro I van Alcantara, Emperor of Brazil (1822-31), dies

1835-03-02

Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1768)

1840-12-11

Emperor Kokaku of Japan (b. 1771)

1846-02-21

Emperor Ninko of Japan (b. 1800)

1850-02-25

Daoguang, Emperor of China (b. 1782)

1861-08-22

Xianfeng, Emperor of China (b. 1831)

1867-01-30

Emperor Kōmei of Japan (b. 1831)

1868-04-13

Tewodros II / Theodorus II, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1818) commits suicide

1873-01-09

Emperor Napoleon III of France (b. 1808)

1875-06-29

Ferdinand I KLJM de Goedige, Emperor of Austria, dies at 82

1880-01-08

[Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60

1888-03-09

William I, German Emperor (b. 1797)

1888-06-15

Emperor Friedrich III of Germany (b. 1831)

1889-03-12

Yohannes IV, [Kasa], Emperor of Ethiopia (1872-89), dies in battle

1890-01-07

Augusta Maria L Katharina, wife of Germ emperor Wilhelm I, dies at 78

1891-01-20

David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies

1901-08-05

Victoria, Emperor of Germany/Queen of Prussia, dies at 60

1908-11-14

Kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies

1912-07-30

Mutsuhito, 122nd emperor of Japan (1867-1912), dies at 60

1913-12-12

Emperor Menelek II of Ethiopia (b. 1844)

1914-09-03

Ferdinand AR Cabrera, Spanish/German of emperor Wilhelm II, dies at 58

1916-11-21

Emperor Franz Josef, Emperor Franz Josef Opening the Millenial Exhibition

1919-01-21

Gojong of Joseon, Emperor of Korea (b. 1852)

1920-07-10

Eugenie M de Montijo y de Guzman, Emperor of France, dies at 94

1921-04-11

Augusta Victoria, Queen of Prussia/wife of Emperor Wilhelm II, dies

1922-04-01

Charles I, emperor (Austria)/King of Hungary (Charles IV), dies

1922-04-01

Emperor Karl,

1925-11-06

Khải Định, Emperor of Vietnam

1925-11-06

Emperor Khai Dinh,

1926-08-23

Zsigmond Gere, Soldiers of the Emperor

1926-12-25

Yoshihito, 123rd Emperor of Japan (1912-26), dies at 47

1935-11-07

Lidj Jasu, emperor of Ethiopia, dies at 39

1939-02-06

Sayajirao Gaekwad III, Our King Emperor and Queen Empress Hold a Durbar in Delhi

1941-06-04

Wilhelm II von Hohenzollern, emperor (Germany, 1888-1918), dies

1943-06-26

Ruby Elzy, The Emperor Jones

1956-01-16

Harold Goldman, The Emperor's Candlesticks

1956-02-16

Frank H. Wilson, The Emperor Jones

1958-07-10

John Goldsworthy, The Emperor Waltz

1959-10-03

Ferdinand Pecenka, The Emperor's Nightingale

1960-07-24

Aladár Ihász, Soldiers of the Emperor

1967-10-17

Henry Pu Yi, last emperor of China, dies at 61

1975-08-27

Emperor Haile Selassie, depossed Ethiopian emperor, strangled at 83

1980-10-07

John Krimsky, The Emperor Jones

1982-12-14

Howard Hohler, Emperor of the North

1984-08-03

Ygnacio Sepulveda, Emperor of the North

1985-02-22

Enzo Ungari, The Last Emperor

1989-01-06

Hirohito, Japan`s emperor (1922-89), dies at 87 after 62-year reign

1994-02-28

Aisin Giorro Pu Chieh, brother of Last Emperor of China, dies at 86

1994-02-28

Pu Yi, brother of last Chinese emperor, Pu Yi, dies at 87

1994-04-30

Ferdinando Scarfiotti, Italian set designer (Last Emperor), dies at 53

1997-01-17

Asfa Wossen, [Amha Selassie], crown emperor of Ethiopia in exile, dies

1997-07-30

Bảo Đại, last Emperor of Vietnam (1926-45) and Chief of State of South Vietnam (1949-55), dies at 85

2001-09-12

Victor Wong, The Last Emperor

2002-12-01

Saburo Ienaga, In the Name of the Emperor

2003-12-22

Nico D'Alessandria, The Emperor of Rome

2005-06-16

Kenzo Okuzaki, The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On

2006-03-02

Teruhiko Kuze, Sakurako wa warau: Last emperor ni shikakerareta ayashii onna no wana

2006-08-05

Alan Bell, The Last Emperor

2007-02-26

Hideo Takamatsu, The Last Emperor

2008-12-25

Eartha Kitt, The Emperor's New Groove

2009-07-25

Alan Kass, The Emperor's New Clothes

2010-04-15

Jack Herer, Emperor of Hemp

2011-06-30

Suzanne Durrenberger, The Last Emperor

2012-09-27

J. Edward Shugrue, The Emperor Jones

2014-08-11

Simon Leys, The Emperor's New Clothes

2014-10-22

Dmitri Sablin, Gentlemen Officers: Save the Emperor


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