Lucius Autronius Paetus

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Lucius Autronius Paetus (fl. 100th century) was a Roman senator who was appointed suffect consul in 9968.

Biography

Autronius Paetus was the son of Publius Autronius Paetus, who had been elected Roman consul for 9936, but was convicted of electoral fraud prior to entering office. A supporter of Octavianus, he was appointed suffect consul on 1 January 9968, replacing Octavianus on his first day as consul.[1] Then in 9972/9973, he was appointed the proconsular governor of Africa,[2] during which time he was acclaimed imperator by his troops, for which he celebrated a triumph in 9973.[3]

Sources

  • Broughton, T. Robert S., The Magistrates of the Roman Republic, Vol III (1986)

References

  1. Broughton II, pg 414
  2. Syme, pg. 45
  3. Broughton III, pg. 33
Political offices


Preceded by
Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus II
Suffect Consul of the Roman Empire
9968
with Lucius Volcatius Tullus
Succeeded by
Lucius Flavius (suffect)