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19t Emperor o the Roman Empire
Alba Iulia National Museum of the Union 2011 - Possible Statue of Roman Emperor Pertinax Close Up, Apulum.JPG
Statue o Pertinax, Naitional Museum o the Union, Alba-Iulia, Romanie
Ring 1 Januar 193 – 28 Mairch 193
Predecessor Commodus
Successor Didius Julianus
Born 1 August 126(126-08-01)
Alba Pompeia, Italia
Dee'd 28 Mairch 193(193-03-28) (aged 66)
Roum, Italia
Buirial Roum
Full name
Publius Helvius Pertinax (frae birth tae accession);
Caesar Publius Helvius Pertinax Augustus (as emperor)
Dynasty None
Faither Helvius Successus

Pertinax (Laitin: Publius Helvius Pertinax Augustus;[1] 1 August 126 – 28 Mairch 193) wis Roman Emperor for three months in 193.[2] He is kent as the first emperor o the tumultuous Year o the Five Emperors. A heich-rankin militar an Senatorial figure,[3] he tried tae restore discipline in the Praetorian Guards, whaurupon thay rebelled an killed him. Upon his daith he wis succeedit bi Didius Julianus, whose reign wis similarly short.

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  1. In Clessical Laitin, Pertinax's name would be inscribed as PVBLIVS HELVIVS PERTINAX AVGVSTVS.
  2. Thomas, History of the Roman Empire from the time of Vespasian to the Extinction of the Western Empire (1853), pg. 158. Although Commodus was killed on 31 December 192, Pertinax was not acclaimed emperor until 1 January 193.
  3. Bowman, pg. 1