Septimius Severus

Septimius Severus, full Latin name: Lucius Septimius Severus
He was born in Leptis Magna, now near the city of Khums, Libya.
Reign period: 146 Ad – 211 AD

Septimius Severus was the first Roman emperor born in the lands of North Africa. In his early youth he was appointed as Consul by Marcus Aurelius. He built a serious career in the army, but ruling the important Roman province of Upper Pannonia was what influenced his life the most. Septimius Severus was known as an intelligent and determined ruler.