197 in history

197 events chronologically

Feb 19 Emperor Septimius Severus defeats usurper Clodius Albinus in the Battle of Lugdunum, the bloodiest battle between Roman armies

Died in 197

Feb 19 Clodius Albinus a Roman usurper proclaimed emperor by the legions in Britain and Hispania after the murder of Pertinax in 193 , and who proclaimed himself emperor again in 196, before his final defeat the following year.