Who was the Emporer of Rome when Jesus was Baptized?


Tiberius (A.D. 14-37)

1. Augustus (Imperator Caesar Divi Filius Augustus)
born at Rome on September 23 63 B.C.
died at Nola in Campania on August 19 14 A.D. at age 77 from an illness
reigned 41 years, from 27 B.C. to 14 A.D.
Augustus was the first Roman emperor, a grand-nephew of Julius Caesar. He reigned at the time of the birth of Jesus Christ (Luke 2:1).

2. Tiberius (Tiberius Caesar Augustus)
born at Rome on November 16 42 B.C.
died at Misenum on March 16 37 A.D. at age 79 from being smothered with a pillow while on his death bed from a terminal illness (he wasn’t dying fast enough for his successor’s liking)
reigned 23 years, from 14 to 37 A.D.
Tiberius was emperor at the time of the baptism, ministry and crucifixion of Jesus Christ (Luke 3:1)

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