Romulus Augustus

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Romulus Augustus
Solidus of Romulus Augustus
Roman emperor of the West
(unrecognized in the East)
Reign31 October AD 475 – 4 September AD 476
PredecessorJulius Nepos[1]
SuccessorOffice Abolished
(Julius Nepos ruler of Dalmatia)
(Odoacer ruler of Italy)
Diedunknown, after AD 476
unknown, probably Castellum Lucullanum
Regnal name
Dominus Noster Romulus Augustus Pius Felix Augustus

Flavius Romulus Augustus (461 – after 476), often called Romulus Augustulus ("little Augustus"), was a Western Roman Emperor. He reigned from 31 October, 475 to 4 September, 476 when Odoacer deposed him. The end of his rule is considered to be the end of the western part of the Roman Empire.

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  1. Nepos maintained a claim to the position until he was murdered in 480.

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