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13t Emperor o the Roman Empire
Marble bust o Trajan.
Reign 28 Januar 98 – 9 August 117
Full name

Marcus Ulpius Traianus
(frae birth tae adoption);
Caesar Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus (frae adoption tae accession);

Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Divi Nervae filius Augustus (as emperor)
Born 18 September 53(53-09-18)
Birthplace Italica, Hispania
Dee'd 9 August 117(117-08-09) (agit 63)
Place o daith Selinus, Cilicia
Buriet Roum (ashes in fit
o Trajan's Column, nou lost)
Predecessor Nerva
Successor Hadrian
Wife Pompeia Plotina
Affspring Hadrian (adoptive)
Dynasty Nerva-Antonine
Faither Marcus Ulpius Traianus
Mither Marcia

Trajan (Inglish pronunciation: /ˈtrən/; Laitin: Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Divi Nervae filius Augustus;[1] 18 September 53 – 9 August 117 AD) wis Roman emperor frae 98 AD till his daith. Offeecially declared bi the Senate as optimus princeps ("the best ruler"), Trajan is remembered as a successful sauldier-emperor who presidit ower the greatest militar expansion in Roman history, leadin the empire tae attain its maximum territorial extent bi the time o his daith. He is an aa kent for his philanthropic rule, owerseein extensive public biggin programs an implementin social welfare policies, which earned him his endurin reputation as the seicont o the Five Guid Emperors who presidit ower an era o peace an prosperity in the Mediterranean warld.

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  1. Trajan's regal name haed an equivalent Scots meanin o "Commander Caesar Nerva Trajan, son o the Divine Nerva, the Emperor"