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Name:  Magnentius
Brief biography:  Roman usurper emperor 350-353.
Nationality:  Roman
Occupation:  General and emperor
Date of birth:  303
Place of birth:  Amiens
Period of rule:  350-353
Date of death:  353
Place of death:  Mons Seleucus

Magnentius was elevated as Augustus by some of the Roman army in opposition to Constans I, who fled the revolt. Constans was eventually captured and killed in 350 leaving Magnentius as de facto Augustus in the West. He was opposed by Vetranio, who was recognised by Constantius II, and who eventually defeated Magnentius at Mons Seleucus in 353. Magnentius subsequently committed suicide.

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