By; Whitnee Weiher
Major Achievements while in power
Nero ended the secret trials and gave the senate more independence. He also banned capital punishment, allowed slaves to sue unjust owners, and lowered taxes.
Fall from power or death
The Senate announced his death sentence against him and Galba was the new emperor. On June 68, Nero committed sucide.
He is known for killing his mother and his pregnant wife.