Romulus Augustulus

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Romulus Augustus
Emperor o the
Wastren Roman Empire
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Tremissis o Emperor Romulus Augustus
Ring31 October 475 – 4 September 476
PredecessorJulius Nepos[1]
SuccessorNone
Dee'dunkent, efter 476
unkent, probably Castellum Lucullanum
Full name
Flavius Momyllus Romulus Augustus
FaitherOrestes

Romulus Augustus (born perhaps aroond 461 – died efter 476, an wis apparently still alive as late as 507)[2] was the last Emperor[3] (alleged usurper) reignin ower the Wastren Roman Empire frae 31 October 475 till 4 September 476 efter Odoacer invadit Roum.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nepos maintained a claim tae the poseetion till he wis murthert in 480.
  2. Burns, Thomas, A History of the Ostrogoths, p. 74
  3. Gibbon, Edward (1994). Womersley, David, ed. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (in Inglis). 3. London: Penguin Books. p. 405. 
  4. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica (19 December 2007). "Romulus Augustulus". Encyclopedia Britannica (in Inglis). Encyclopædia Britannica, inc. Retrieved 3 September 2019.