Visual Timeline: Nero
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37 CE: Birth of Nero.
50 CE: Adoption of Nero by Roman emperor Claudius.
53 CE: Roman emperor Nero marries Octavia.
54 CE: Nero becomes Roman emperor.
54 CE - 68 CE: Reign of Roman emperor Nero.
60 CE: Boudicca revolts in Britain.
62 CE: Emperor Nero marries Poppaea.
64 CE: Rome burns during the reign of Nero.
64 CE: Emperor Nero visits Pompeii.
64 CE: Nero reduces the weight and percentage of precious metal in Roman coins, a trend continued by several subsequent Roman emperors.
65 CE: Piso Conspiracy against Nero.
65 CE: The Baths of Nero are built in Rome.
67 CE: Under Nero excavation of the Corinth Canal begins but is abandoned after three months.
67 CE: Emperor Nero competes at the panhellenic Games of Olympia and Delphi.
68 CE: Death of Emperor Nero.