• Born year: 0165
  • Born in: Cherchell
  • Death year: 0218
  • Death in: Cappadocia

Macrinus (Latin: Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus; ca. 165 – June 218), was Roman Emperor from 217 to 218. Macrinus was of Berber (Indigenous people of North Africa) descent and as a member of the equestrian class he became the first emperor who did not hail from the senatorial class.Macrinus was overthrown and executed in 218.