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Otho, Marcus Salvius

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊθəʊ/
( Ad 32-69), Roman emperor January-April 69. He was proclaimed emperor after he had procured the death of Galba in a conspiracy of the praetorian guard, but the German legions, led by their imperial candidate, Vitellius, defeated his troops and Otho committed suicide.
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