Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (consul 6)

Marcus Aemilius Lepidus († 36 ) was a Roman politician and senator.

Lepidus was a son of Paullus Aemilius Lepidus, consul in 34 BC His career can be since its consulate in track 6 AD. First Lepidus was entrusted with military duties. In 8 AD, he was appointed by Tiberius as commander of the troops who were in winter camp after the Pannonienfeldzug. The following year Lepidus commanded a part of the troops of Tiberius. His successful work was rewarded with the ornamenta triumphalia. During this time, Lepidus had the title legatus Illyrici inferioris. As legate was Lepidus since 14 in Hispania Citerior. The duration of the Legatur is not known. Maybe he was already in the year 17 in Rome again, but no later than the year 26 this year Lepidus was proconsul of Asia (up to 28 ). In the year 22 he made at his own expense the Basilica Aemilia restore.

His daughter, Aemilia Lepida, was the wife of Drusus Caesar, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, his son married to his sister Drusilla.