Basil I of Macedonian was born in the year of 811 A.D. and died #onthisday in History 29th August he was a Byzantine Emperor from 867 A.D. until 886 A.D.. he was born as a peasant in Macedonia but he rose through the ranks of the imperial court and usurped the imperial throne from Emperor Micheal III from 842-867 A.D.

He had a Humble upbringing and origins, he showed great ability to run the state affairs, While leading the revival of the imperial power and the Renaissance of Byzantine art. Basil is remembered to be one of the greatest emperors from the Macedonian dynasty, which he founded, and ruled over the most glorious and greatest, growing period in Byzantine Empire.