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306 CE - 337 CE: Reign of Roman Emperor Constantine I.
 
 
395 CE - 408 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Arkadios.
 
 
408 CE - 450 CE: Reign of Byzantine Emperor Thedosius II.
 
 
450 CE - 457 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Marcian.
 
 
457 CE - 474 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Leo I.
 
 
457 CE: Leo I is crowned by the Patriarch of Constantinople, the first Byzantine emperor to be crowned by a bishop.
 
 
474 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Leo II.
 
 
491 CE - 518 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Anastasios I.
 
 
518 CE - 527 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Justin I.
 
527 CE - 565 CE: Reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I.
 
 
565 CE - 578 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Justin II.
 
 
578 CE - 582 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Tiberius II.
 
 
582 CE - 602 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Maurice.
 
 
602 CE - 610 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Phocas.
 
 
610 CE - 641 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Heraclius.
 
 
641 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Constantine III.
 
 
641 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Heraklonas.
 
 
668 CE - 685 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Constantine IV.
 
 
685 CE - 695 CE: First reign of Byzantine emperor Justinian II.
 
 
695 CE - 698 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Leontios.
 
 
698 CE - 705 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Tiberios II.
 
 
705 CE - 711 CE: Second reign of Byzantine emperor Justinian II.
 
 
711 CE - 713 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Philippikos.
 
 
713 CE - 716 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Anastasius II
 
 
716 CE - 717 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Theodosius III.
 
 
717 CE - 741 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Leo III.
 
 
720 CE: Byzantine emperor Leo III makes his son Constantine V co-emperor.
 
 
741 CE - 775 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Constantine V
 
 
775 CE - 780 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Leo IV.
 
 
780 CE - 790 CE: Empress Irene rules as regent for Byzantine emperor Constantine VI.
 
 
780 CE - 797 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Constantine VI (with Empress Iren as regent 780-790 CE).
 
 
790 CE: Byzantine emperor Constantine VI exiles his mother and regent Empress Irene.
 
 
797 CE - 802 CE: Empress Irene rules the Byzantine empire.
 
802 CE: Byzantine empress Irene is exiled to Lesbos.
 
 
802 CE - 811 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Nikephoros I.
 
 
811 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Stavrakios.
 
 
811 CE - 813 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Michael I.
 
 
813 CE - 820 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Leo V the Armenian.
 
 
820 CE - 829 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Michael II.
 
 
829 CE - 842 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Theophilos.
 
 
842 CE - 867 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Michael III.
 
 
866 CE: Byzantine emperor Michael III makes Basil the Macedonian co-emperor.
 
 
867 CE: Basil the Macedonian murders Byzantine emperor Michael III and declares himself Emperor Basil I.
 
 
867 CE - 886 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Basil I.
 
 
869 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil I crowns his son Constantine co-emperor.
 
 
870 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil I crowns his son Leo co-emperor (future Leo VI).
 
 
912 CE - 913 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Alexander.
 
 
920 CE - 944 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Romanos I Lekapenos.
 
 
945 CE - 959 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Constantine VII (ruled with a regent from 912 CE).
 
 
959 CE - 963 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Romanos II.
 
 
1025 CE - 1028 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Constantine VIII.
 
 
1028 CE - 1034 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Romanos III Argyros.
 
 
1034 CE - 1041 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Michael IV the Paphalgonian.
 
 
1041 CE - 1042 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Michael V.
 
 
1042 CE - 1055 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Constantine IX.
 
 
1042 CE: Reign of Byzantine empresses Zoe and Theodora.
 
 
1055 CE - 1056 CE: Reign of Byzantine Empress Theodora (alone).
 
 
1056 CE - 1057 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Michael VI.
 
 
1057 CE - 1059 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Isaac I Komnenos.
 
 
1059 CE - 1067 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Constantine X.
 
 
1067 CE - 1071 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Romanus IV Diogenes.
 
 
1071 CE - 1078 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Michael VII.
 
 
1078 CE - 1081 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Nikephoros III.
 
 
1081 CE - 1118 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos.
 
 
1118 CE - 1143 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor John II Komnenos.
 
 
1143 CE - 1180 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos.
 
 
1180 CE - 1183 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Alexios II.
 
 
1183 CE - 1185 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Andronikos I.
 
 
1185 CE - 1195 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Isaac II.
 
 
1195 CE - 1203 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Alexios III.
 
 
1203 CE - 1204 CE: Joint reign of Byzantine emperors Isaac II and Alexios IV.
 
 
1204 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Alexios IV.
 
 
1204 CE: Reign of Byzantine Alexios V.
 
 
1259 CE - 1282 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Michael VIII.
 
 
1282 CE - 1328 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Andronikos I.
 
 
1293 CE - 1320 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Michael IX.
 
 
1328 CE - 1341 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Andronikos III.
 
 
1341 CE - 1376 CE: First reign of Byzantine emperor John V.
 
 
1341 CE - 1354 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor John VI.
 
 
1376 CE - 1379 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Andronikos IV.
 
 
1379 CE - 1391 CE: Second reign of Byzantine emperor John V.
 
 
1390 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor John VII.
 
 
1391 CE - 1425 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Manuel II.
 
 
1425 CE - 1448 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor John VIII.
 
 
1449 CE - 1453 CE: Reign of the last Byzantine emperor Constantine XI.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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