Plotina (Biographical details)

Plotina (royal/imperial; Roman; Female; 70 - 122)

Also known as

Plotina; Plotina Augusta; Pompeia Plotina


Pompeia Plotina was born in Gaul around AD 70. She married Trajan (q.v.) sometime before the death of Nerva (q.v.), but had no children. She was a model empress, though she supposedly encouraged Hadrian (q.v.) to marry against Trajan's niece against her husband's wishes.