|Emperor of the
Western Roman Empire
Tremissis of Romulus Augustus
|Reign||31 October AD 475 – 4 September AD 476|
|Full name||Romulus Augustus|
|Died||unknown, after AD 476|
|Place of death||unknown, probably Castellum Lucullanum|
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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- For a famous example, cf. Gibbon, p. 405.
- Nepos maintained a claim to the position until he was murdered in 480.