Lucius Sergius Catilina

Born: 108 AD
Died: 062 AD.

Nationality: Roman
Categories: Political Leader, Politician, Representative

108 BC - Lucius Sergius Catilinam, known in English as Catiline, was a Roman politician of the 1st century BC who is best known for the Catiline (or Catilinarian) conspiracy, an attempt to overthrow the Roman Republic, and in particular the power of the aristocratic Senate.

89 BC - He served in the Social War with Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus and Cicero, under Gnaeus Pompeius Strabo.

84 - 81 BC - He supported Lucius Cornelius Sulla in the civil war.

77 BC - He was a quaestor.

73 BC - He was brought to trial for adultery with the Vestal Virgin, Fabia, but Quintus Lutatius Catulus, the principal leader of the Optimates, testified in his favor, and eventually acquitted.

68 BC - A praetor.

67 - 66 BC - Served as governor of Africa.

66 BC - Upon his return home, he presented himself as a candidate for the consular elections.

64 BC - He was officially accepted as a candidate in the consular election.

62 BC - He died this year.


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