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44 BC in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 BC Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion.

Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt Cleopatra
Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt
Cleopatra

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 BC The first of Cicero's Philippics (oratorical attacks) on Mark Antony. He will make 14 of them over the next several months.

Roman Statesman & Philosopher Cicero
Roman Statesman & Philosopher
Cicero
Roman Politician and General Mark Antony
Roman Politician and General
Mark Antony

AssassinationAssassination of Julius Caesar

Mar 15 BC Julius Caesar is stabbed to death by Brutus, Cassius and several other Roman senators on the Ides of March in Rome
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The Death of Caesar by Jean-Léon Gérôme
The Death of Caesar by Jean-Léon Gérôme

Deaths in History


MurderJulius Caesar

Mar 15 BC Julius Caesar, Roman military and political figure, stabbed to death at 55

Roman Military Commander and Statesman Julius Caesar
Roman Military Commander and Statesman
Julius Caesar