Julius Caesar ruled from 46-44 BC. He was originally a governor of Farther Spain, but returned to Rome and was elected. Julius knew how to conquer, form, and eliminate. Julius was assassinated by some of his own people who were sick of his ruling ways. He died on March 15, 44 BC.
Augustus was adopted by Julius Caesar and fought for his throne. Augustus ruled from 31 BC- 14 AD. Augustus was a good leader because intelligent, he knew what do do, and he wasn't afraid. He expanded the empire and gave peace and prosperity. His reign ended when he died from an illness.
Nero ruled 54-68 AD and took power after his father was killed by his own mother. Nero reduced Rome's taxes, banned capital punishment, and allowed slaves to unjust owners. Nero was a person who wanted what was best for others. His reign ended when he killed himself, but Rome had no new emperor because he had no heirs.
Claudius ruled from 10 BC to 54 AD. He got to be emperor because he was Caligula's uncle and he took the opportunity. Claudius improved the judicial system, extended citizenship, and wanted women's rights. Claudius made the government stronger. His reign ended when his wife made his son the emperor.