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476AD – Romulus Augustulus

4 September

The last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed when Odoacer proclaims himself “King of Italy”, thus ending the Western Roman Empire.

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480 – Odoacer, first King of Italy, occupies Dalmatia

9 December

Flavius Odoacer (433–493), was a soldier, who in 476 became the first King of Italy (476–493). His reign is commonly seen as marking the end of the Western Roman Empire. Continue reading “480 – Odoacer, first King of Italy, occupies Dalmatia”

AD 476 – The Western Roman Empire Falls

4 September – On this day

Romulus Augustulus, the 16 year old last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, was forced to abdicate Continue reading “AD 476 – The Western Roman Empire Falls”

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