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Name:  Faustina Minor
Brief biography:  Daughter of Antoninus Pius, wife of Marcus Aurelius and mother of Commodus.
Nationality:  Roman
Occupation:  Empress
Date of birth:  c. 130
Place of birth:  Rome
Date of death:  175
Place of death:  Halala

Faustina was born to the Emperor Antoninus Pius and his wife Faustina (Faustina Major). She was originally betrothed to Lucius Verus, who was Hadrian's intended successor at the time. When her father, Antoninus, succeeded Hadrian, however, Faustina was instead married to Marcus Aurelius. After her father's death, Faustina became Empress with Marcus Aurelius, by whom she had numerous children, most of whom did not survive into adulthood, and of those who did, only one, Commodus, was male. Faustina's daughter, Lucilla, appeared on coins as the wife of Aurelius's co-emperor, and Faustina's erstwhile fiance, Lucius Verus. Faustina was deified after her death during her husband's reign in 175.

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