149 Ce-181 Ce
When Lucilla was 12, her father, Marcus Aurelius, became co-emperor of Rome and Lucilla was married to his equal, Lucius Verus. She dutifully bore her husband a child but Lucius died three years later. Her second marriage was to politician and commander Tiberius Claudius Pompeianus and she gave him a son. These were peaceful years, but that was all about to change. Her father died in 180 CE, leaving her brother, Commodus, to ascend the throne. It only took a year for things to go downhill – realising her brother was tyrant, Lucilla joined a plot to assassinate him but the conspirators were found out. In a fit of rage, Commodus exiled his sister to Capri where she was executed.
Lucilla’s death was ordered by her own brother