Lucius Aemilius Paullus was a Roman general. He was consul twice, in 219 and 216 BC.
The first time he served as consul, he defeated Demetrius of Pharos in the Second Illyrian War. During the Second Punic War, he was made consul a second time, and was killed in the Roman defeat at the Battle of Cannae. He was the father of Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus, and his daughter Aemilia Tertia married the elder Scipio Africanus.
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See also: Scipio-Paullus-Gracchus family tree