Didius Salvius Iuliānus
A Roman who bought the Roman Empire from the Praetorian Guards, when they put up the Empire
for sale after the death of Pertinax, A.D. 193. The price paid was 25,000 sesterces ($1000) to
each soldier. After reigning for two months (March 28 to June 1), he was murdered by the
soldiers while Severus was marching against the city. See his life by Spartianus.