Sextus Afranius Burrus

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Sextus Afranius Burrus
Gallia Narbonensis, Vasio
Died62 (age 61)
AllegianceRoman Empire
Years of service50 AD – 62
RankPraetorian prefect
Commands heldPraetorian Guard

Sextus Afranius Burrus was a Praetorian Guard prefect and an advisor to Nero. Sextus went down in history as one of the most powerful people at the beginning of Nero's reign.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Albino Garzetti (1974). From Tiberius to the Antonines: A History of the Roman Empire AD 14-192. Routledge. pp. 611f. ISBN 978-1-317-69844-9.