Faustina the Younger

Faustina the Younger

Hometown Rome
Died 175 AD
Death Place Taurus Mountains

Annia Galeria Faustina Minor, Faustina Minor or Faustina the Younger (16 February between 125 and 130 – 175) was a daughter of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius and Roman Empress Faustina the Elder. She was a Roman Empress and wife to her maternal cousin Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Though Roman sources give a generally negative view of her character, she was held in high esteem by soldiers and her own husband and was given divine honours after her death.… Read More

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Faustina the Younger
Faustina the Younger
d.175 AD




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130 AD Birth Born in 130.
138 AD 8 Years Old Her great uncle, the Emperor Hadrian, had arranged with her father for Faustina to marry Lucius Verus. On February 25, 138, she and Verus were betrothed. … Read More


175 AD 45 Years Old …  Between 170–174, she was in the north, and in 175, she accompanied Aurelius to the east; however, these experiences took their toll on Faustina, who died in the winter of 175, after an accident, at the military camp in Halala (a city in the Taurus Mountains in Cappadocia). … Read More
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