Commodus was a real person who lived in 161 Ad until 192 AD. Therefore, he only lived for 31 years. He was known as Commodus, but his real name was Lucius Aurelius Commodus and he was born from Marcus Aurelius. Commodus was known for fighting in the Marcomannic Wars during his father’s reign in 172 AD. When Commodus became the emperor, he was about 16 years old and his father had just died.
Even though Commodus was known for being obnoxious and arrogant during his reign with expecting his citizens in his kingdom to treat him as a god, he actually helped the empire by having fewer military conflicts compared to the earlier reigns of his father and grandfather. In 192 AD, Commodus was killed.