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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.


(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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Septimius Severus

(11 April 145/6 – 4 February 211 CE)

Septimius Severus was Roman emperor ruling in 193-211 CE. He won the civil war and stabilized the situation in the state after the death of Commodus. He began a new dynasty - Syrian.

Marcus Licinius Crassus

(114 - 53 BCE)

Marcus Licinius Crassus was a Roman politician and commander, a member of the first triumvirate. Known for his proverbial wealth, considered the richest Roman in history.

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