Constans II

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History, Facts and Information about Constans II
The content of this article provides interesting history, facts and information about the Usurper Emperor Constans II who ruled the empire of Ancient Rome. Read about the life of Constans II who can be described or remembered as:

 "The Usurper Emperor who was betrayed by his general..."

Short Biography about the life of Constans II
Short Biography profile and facts about one of the most famous Romans of all, in the life of Constans II, usurper of the Western Roman Empire.

  • Name commonly known as: Constans II
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  • Reigned as Roman Emperor / Caesar: 407 - 411 as Caesar under Constantine III, then Augustus with him, against Emperor Honorius
  • Dynasty / Historical Period: Western Empire (394 - 476) which led to the disintegration of Roman authority and the Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Place and Date of Death: Died 411 at Vienne
  • For the names of the next Roman emperors in the East and the West of the Empire refer to the Timeline of Roman Emperors

Interesting facts about the life of Constans II
Obtain a fast overview of the times of the Roman Emperor Constans II from the following facts and information about his life. Constans II was the eldest son of the Roman usurper Constantine III and was appointed co-emperor by him from 409 to 411. Constans II was sent to Spain by his father accompanied by his family and the general Gerontius. Constans had to return to report to his father at Arles on the progress of the Barbarians. He left his family in the care of Gerontius. Gerontius rebelled, making alliances with the barbarian tribes. Gerontius advanced on Constans and his father with the support of his barbarian allies. In the year 411, the joint forces of Constans II and Constantine's troops faced the rebel, Gerontius, and were defeated at Vienne, where Constans was captured and executed.

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