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Gordian II Africanus, c. 18 or 22 March - c. 12 April 238 A.D.
Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus Romanus was the son of Gordian I and proclaimed Augustus by his father during the senatorial revolt against the cruel emperor Maximinus. Gordian II led the improvised military campaign, but was easily defeated and killed. His body was unrecognizable after the carnage. Hearing the news, his father committed suicide.