Cleopatra VII

Born: 69 BC
Died: 30 BC.

Nationality: Macedonian
Categories: Queen


Egyptian ruler

 

queen of Egypt 051b-030b

 

co-regent with Ptolemy XII 051b-049b

 

deposed by Ptolemy XII 049b-048b, but reinstalled by Julius Caesar following Caesar's defeat of Ptolemy XII 048b

 

sister and co-regent with Ptolemy XIII 047b-044b

 

mistress of Julius Caesar, living with Caesar in Rome 046b-044b

 

returned to Egypt and murdered Ptolemy XIII 044b, establishing Ptolemy XIV Caesarion as co-regent

 

after battle of Philippi 042b, met Mark Antony and initiated love affair

 

wife of Mark Antony 036b

 

with Mark Antony, defeated by Octavian at battle of Actium 031b, fleeing upon imminent defeat and prompting flight of Mark Antony

 

unsuccessfully attempted to seduce Octavian

 

suicide (according to legend, by the bite of an asp), to avoid being captured by Octavian and being forced to grace Octavian's triumph in Rome

 

daughter of Ptolemy XI

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