Magnus Maximus, Western Roman Emperor from 383-388.  In Britain during the Great Conspiracy, & was sent back in 380 to defeat the Picts etc. The British troops proclaimed Maximus. He left for Gaul & defeated Gratian who was later killed. He was recognized as Augustus in the West. Ordered the 1st execution of heretics. In 387, he forced Valentinian II out of Milan, but was defeated by the other 2 emperors, & executed. He is known as Macsen Wledig, but Geoffrey of Monmouth calls him…

Magnus Maximus, Western Roman Emperor from 383-388. In Britain during the Great Conspiracy, & was sent back in 380 to defeat the Picts etc. The British troops proclaimed Maximus. He left for Gaul & defeated Gratian who was later killed. He was recognized as Augustus in the West. Ordered the 1st execution of heretics. In 387, he forced Valentinian II out of Milan, but was defeated by the other 2 emperors, & executed. He is known as Macsen Wledig, but Geoffrey of Monmouth calls him…

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Africa | Portrait of Ras Tafari, the Regent of Abyssinia (and later the Emperor Haile Selassie), standing, dressed in ceremonial robes and wearing a crown. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 1971 | ©Wilfred Gilbert Thesiger / Pitt River Museum

Africa | Portrait of Ras Tafari, the Regent of Abyssinia (and later the Emperor Haile Selassie), standing, dressed in ceremonial robes and wearing a crown. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 1971 | ©Wilfred Gilbert Thesiger / Pitt River Museum

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Ch’ien-lung Emperor - Called the “Louis XIV of China”, he was Considered the Greatest of the Ch’ing Emperors

Ch’ien-lung Emperor - Called the “Louis XIV of China”, he was Considered the Greatest of the Ch’ing Emperors

Emperor Haile Selassie I = H.I.M = Rastafari "Study and examine all but choose and follow the good" Emperor Haile Selassie I

Emperor Haile Selassie I = H.I.M = Rastafari "Study and examine all but choose and follow the good" Emperor Haile Selassie I

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163#Chinese old photos by paulcici2000, via Flickr  The last Empress of Qing dynasty, Wan Rong

163#Chinese old photos by paulcici2000, via Flickr The last Empress of Qing dynasty, Wan Rong

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