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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.

Cleopatra VII

(69 - 12 August 30 BCE)

Cleopatra VII, called the Great. She was the last pharaoh ruling Egypt of Ptolemy. After her death, Egypt was ruled by the Romans.

Cleopatra VII


(31 August 161 - 31 December 192 CE)

Commodus was the Roman emperor in the years 180-192 CE, the son of Marcus Aurelius. He tried to establish absolute power, he demanded divine worship as the earthly incarnation of Hercules. He is known primarily from the movie "Gladiator"; he was remembered as a despot emperor.

Commodus as Hercules

Agrippina the Younger

(c. 16 - 59 CE)

Agrippina the Younger was the daughter of general Germanicus and Agrippina the Elder. Her son was Neron, whom she placed on the Roman throne with the help of intrigue.

Agrippina the Younger - Nero's mother


(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 a Roman emperor reigning in the years 218-222 CE. The young ruler quickly gave evidence of his emotional unbalance and cruelty. His reign is considered one of the worst in Roman history; his sick ideas and controversial conduct have survived forever in ancient sources.



(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 March 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

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