Lucius Laberius Maximus

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Lucius Laberius Maximus
AllegianceRoman Empire
Years of service84
RankPraetorian prefect
Commands heldPraetorian Guard
Other workPrefect of Egypt in 83

Lucius Laberius Maximus (date of birth or death unknown) was a Roman governor of the Roman Egypt province in 83 CE, and prefect of the imperial bodyguard, known as the Praetorian Guard, during the reign of Roman Emperor Domitian, in 84 CE.

Prior to achieving these positions, Laberius Maximus had also successfully completed a term as Praefectus annonae, or the prefect in charge of the grain supply of Rome. With this career, Maximus distinguished himself by attaining the highest offices open to Romans of the equestrian class.


Maximus was the son of another Lucius Laberius Maximus, who served as a magistrate who belonged to a family distinguished of Equestrian rank.

Maximus' wife is an unnamed Roman woman, and through this marriage he had a son called Manius Laberius Maximus, who a significant senator and military figure during the reigns of the Emperors Domitian and Trajan. Through his son, Maximus was the paternal grandfather of the rich heiress Laberia Hostilia Crispina and ancestor to the Roman Empress Bruttia Crispina.