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Birth of Hadrian

By January 24, 2014

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 Giovanni Battista Caccini (1556 - 1613) Marble Bust of the emperor Hadrian as a young man.
Giovanni Battista Caccini (1556 - 1613) Marble Bust of the emperor Hadrian as a young man. Photo taken at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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On this day in ancient history: January 24 -

In A.D. 76, Hadrian was born, probably in Spain. His father, who had made it up the ranks to praetor, was a cousin of the future emperor Trajan.

Read more about the Emperor Hadrian in Hadrian's Wall.

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Hadrian's Wall at Housestead's Fort
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