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Biographies of Romans

In the history of ancient Rome, appeared many famous figures. Many of them have been remembered as cruel tyrants, eg. Caligula, Nero or Caracalla. Others, on the other hand, became famous as great reformers: Augustus, Claudius, Marcus Aurelius, Diocletian, and Constantine the Great. Also, do not forget about the Roman commanders, who often rescued the Roman state from extermination.

The great creators of Roman culture who also significantly influenced the further development of the world were also remembered. I will present people who have become famous for their great deeds.


(3 January 106 - 7 December 43 BCE)

Cicero was one of the greatest Roman and antiquity speakers. A popularizer of philosophy and a politician belonging to the optimism faction.



(204 - 11 March 222 CE)

Elagabalus was Roman emperor reigning in 218-222 CE. The young ruler quickly gave evidence of his emotional imbalance and cruelty.



(239 - 169 BCE)

Ennius was a Roman poet, considered the father of Roman poetry. Only fragments of his work have survived to our times.


Titus Flavius

(30 December 39 - 13 September 81 CE)

Titus Flavius was a Roman emperor in 79-81 CE. He ended the Jewish war. During his reign, there was also the eruption of Vesuvius.

Titus Flavius

Gaius Julius Caesar

(12 July 100 - 15 Match 44 BCE)

Gaius Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE) was a Roman politician, one of the greatest leaders in history and a great figure in the ancient world.

Julius Caesar

Romulus Augustulus

(463 - after 507 CE)

Romulus Augustulus was the last Roman emperor. Romulus was deprived of power by Odoacer, and the insignia of power was sent back to Constantinople.

Romulus Augustulus

Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus

(29 September 106 - 28 September 48 BCE)

Gnaeus Pompeius (called "Magnus") was a Roman commander and politician; Caesar's great rival in the civil war. Pompey received his nickname Magnus from the contemporaries because of his great political and military successes and his services to Rome.

Gnaeus Pompey the Great

Mark Antony

(14 January 83 - 1 August 30 BCE)

Mark Antony was a Roman leader and politician. He was an officer of Julius Caesar and his supporter. After his death, he took part in a civil war.

A bust of Mark Antony

Julian the Apostate

(331/332 - 26 June 363 CE)

Julian the Apostate was a Roman emperor in 361-363 CE. He strived to restore the pagan religion and became famous as a great reformer.

Sculpture of a priest; so far it was considered the image of Julian

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