Who are the shortest rulers in history?


Ad Honorem
Aug 2015
Chalfont, Pennsylvania
Diadumenian, full name Marcus Ophellius Antonius Diadumenianus Augustus, ws the son of emperor Macrinus who reigned in 217-218. He was appointed Caesar in 217 and Augustus (emperor) in 218 age 9. Diadumenian might possibly have met the future emperor Maximinus, allegedly 8.5 feet (259.08 centimeters) tall, who might have been twice as tall as him.

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