Nero

By; Josie Flaten

Rise to Power

He was born in Latium a few months after the death of Emperor Tiberius. Neros mother married Claudius after her husband died. She helped Nero rise to power.

Major Achievements While in Power

He gave the senate more independence. He banned capitol punishment reduced taxes and allowed slaves to sue unjust owners

Fall From power or Death

Nero was lacking the support of the senate and the army. The senate pronounced the sentence of death against him.

Lasting Influence

He was well knowing for killing his mother and pregnant wife