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Pupienus, 22 April - 29 July 238 A.D.
Pupienus was elected along with Balbinus to end the reign of the brutal thug Maximinus. A military stalemate ensued, until Maximinus was murdered by his own troops. However, the general population and more importantly the Praetorian guard held little respect for the two ex-senators and they were murdered after a reign of 99 days.