Roll of the Emperors of Byzantium

These are the dates for their reign, beginning to end. There are some cases where the end of the reign was not the end of their life, so I give the death date if I know it. I have tried to give some indication (where I can) of how they died (or ended their reign.)
ab. = abdicated,  kib. = killed in battle, as. = assassinated, ex. = executed, dep = deposed

Heraclius 610-641
Constans II 641-668
Constantine IV 668-685
Justinian II 685-695 dep.
Leontius 695-698
Tiberius III 698-705
Justinian II (again) 705-711
Bardanes 711-714
Anastasius 714-716
Theodosius 716-718
Leo III 718-741
Constantine V 741-775
Some Confusion 775-797
Irene 797-802
Nicephorus 802-811
Michael 811-813
Leo V 816-820
Michael II 820-828
Theophilus 828-842
Michael III 842-867
Basil I 867-886
Leo VI 886-911
Constantine VII 911-919 dep.
Romanus 919-945
Chaos and Confusion 945-949
Constantine VII (again) 949-959
Romanus II 959-963
Nicephorus II 963-969
John 969-976
Basil II 976-1028
Romanus III 1028-1034
Michael IV 1034-1041
Dulas 1059-1067
Eudoxia 1067-1068
Romanus IV 1068-1081
Alexis I 1081-1118
John 1118-1143
Manuel I 1143-1180
Alexis II 1180-1185
Issac II 1185-1195
Alexis III 1195-1204
Theodore Lascaris 1204-1222
John Ducas 1222-1255
Michael Palaelogus 1260-1282
Andronicus II 1282-1328
Anor 1328-1332
John II 1332-1347
John III 1347-1355
John Palaeolgus 1355-1391
Manuel II 1391-1425
John Palaeogus II 1430-1448
Constantine XIII 1448-1453

Byzantium falls to the Muslims in 1453, ending the Empire.

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