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Western Roman Empire
The Western Roman Empire was the western half of the Roman Empire after its division by Diocletian in 285; the other half of the Roman Empire was the Eastern Roman Empire, commonly referred to today as the Byzantine Empire....
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421
2.8.421
Constantius III becomes co-Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
455
7.9.455
Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
456
10.16.456
Magister militum Ricimer defeats Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the Western Roman Empire.
476
9.4.476
Romulus Augustus, last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed when Odoacer proclaims himself King of Italy, thus ending Western Roman Empire.