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Cato, Marcus Porcius (Cato the Elder, Cato the Censor)

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Born: 234 AD
Died: 149 AD.

Nationality: Roman
Categories: Orators, Politician

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234 - Marcus Porcius Cato was born in Tusculum, Latium, Italy.

 

214 - He served at Capua and the historian Wilhelm Drumann.

 

205 - He became successively quaestor.

 

204 - He entered upon the duties of his place of work.

 

199 - He became an aedile.

 

198 - He became a praetor.

 

195 - He became a consul with his old friend and patron Flaccus.

 

193 - He was in Rome which he was dedicating to Victoria Virgo,a small temple which he had vowed.

 

191 - He was appointed military tribune under the consul Manius Acilius Glabrio.

 

181 - He supported the lex Orchia.

 

157 - He was one of the deputies sent to Carthage to arbitrate between the Carthaginians and Massinissa.

 

149 - He held no public office but continued himself in the senate as the persistent opponent of the new ideas. He died.


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