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Name:  Balbinus
Brief biography:  Roman Emperor with Pupienus in 238.
Nationality:  Roman
Occupation:  Emperor and senator.
Period of rule:  238
Date of death:  238
Place of death:  Rome

Balbinus was Roman Emperor during the year 238 - the year of six emperors - alongside Pupienus. He had previously been a senator and was elected by the senate to replace the deceased Gordians I and II as the opponents to Maximinus Thrax. He and Pupienus ended up becoming rulers on behalf of Gordian III. Balbinus was eventually murdered by the praetorian guard.

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