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6t Emperor o the Roman Empire
Stockholm - Antikengalerie 4 - Büste Kaiser Galba.jpg
Bust o Galba
Ring8 Juin 68 – 15 Januar 69
Born24 December, 3 BC
Near Terracina, Italy
Dee'd(69-01-15)15 Januar 69 (aged 71)
SpouseAemilia Lepida
Full name
Servius Sulpicius Galba
(at birth);
Lucius Livius Ocella Sulpicius Galba
(until ascension);
Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus
(as emperor);
Imperator Servius Galba Caesar Augustus
(imperial name)[1]
MitherMummia Achaica

Galba (Laitin: Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus;[2] 24 December 3 BC – 15 Januar 69), wis Roman Emperor for seeven month frae 68 tae 69. Galba wis the govrenor o Hispania Tarraconensis, an made a bid for the throne during the rebellion o Julius Vindex. He wis the first emperor o the Year o the Fower Emperors.

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  1. Galba's regal name has an equivalent meaning in English as "Commander Servius Galba Caesar, the Emperor".
  2. In Clessical Laitin, Galba's name would be inscribed as SERVIVS SVLPICIVS GALBA AVGVSTVS.