Maximinus Gaius Julius Vere (Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus)( The Roman emperor, who reigned from 235 to 238.)
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Maximin, originally Thracian, was the first barbarian, who became Roman Emperor, the first ordinary soldier who reached the pinnacle of power. Thracian peasant, . distinguished by their great physical strength, . Maximin was seen even by the Emperor Septimius Severus, with the North Alexander, he became a prominent military leader, . and when the dissatisfaction of the soldiers Rhine armies resulted in the murder of the Emperor, . Warriors proclaimed emperor Maximian,
. Maximin was able to repel the invasion of the Germans in Gaul, and defeated the barbarians on the Danube, suppressed the first attempt of the Senate to take power into their hands - the election of emperors Gordian I and Gordian II. However, when invading armies Maximian in Italy, undertaken in response to the election of emperors and Balbinus Pupiena, went a long delay (could not manage to take Aquileia), the soldiers mutinied and killed Maximinus, together with his son.