Trajan (Inglish pronunciation: //; Laitin: Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Divi Nervae filius Augustus; 18 September 53 – 9 August 117 AD) wis Roman emperor frae 98 AD till his daith. Offeecially declared bi the Senate as optimus princeps ("the best ruler"), Trajan is remembered as a successful sauldier-emperor who presidit ower the greatest militar expansion in Roman history, leadin the empire tae attain its maximum territorial extent bi the time o his daith. He is an aa kent for his philanthropic rule, owerseein extensive public biggin programs an implementin social welfare policies, which earned him his endurin reputation as the seicont o the Five Guid Emperors who presidit ower an era o peace an prosperity in the Mediterranean warld.
|13t Emperor o the Roman Empire|
Marble bust o Trajan.
|Ring||28 Januar 98 – 9 August 117|
|Born||18 September 53|
|Dee'd||9 August 117 (aged 63)|
|Buirial||Roum (ashes in fit|
o Trajan's Column, nou lost)
|Faither||Marcus Ulpius Traianus|
- Trajan's regal name haed an equivalent Scots meanin o "Commander Caesar Nerva Trajan, son o the Divine Nerva, the Emperor"