Trajan was born on 18th September and died on august 8th 117 A.D. #onthisday he was a Roman emperor from 98 A.D. until his death. He was officially declared by the senate as the best ruler. Remembered as being a successful soldier, who presided over the greatest military expansion in roman history, he had extended the borders to their maximum territory by the end of his life. Trajan was remembered as a Philanthropic ruler, overseeing many of the building projects and integrating a social welfare policies in this he was remembered as the second good emperor of the five. Who resided in peace and prosperity in the Mediterranean world.