Constans II

Monarch

0630 – 0668

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Who was Constans II?

Constans II, also called Constantine the Bearded, was Byzantine Emperor from 641 to 668. He was the last emperor to serve as consul, in 642. Constans is a diminutive nickname given to the Emperor, who had been baptized Herakleios and reigned officially as Constantine. The nickname established itself in Byzantine texts and has become standard in modern historiography.

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Born
Nov 7, 0630
Byzantine Empire
Also known as
  • Constantine the Bearded
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Died
Sep 15, 0668
Sicily

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on July 23, 2013