Aurelia Cotta

Mother of Julius Caesar Aurelia Cotta

Profession: Mother of Julius Caesar

Roman Empire

Biography: The mother of Roman dictator Julius Caesar.

Considered intelligent and independent, Cotta raised Caesar essentially on her own, and saved him from execution when he was 18.

The historian Tacitus considers her an ideal Roman matron and thought highly of her.

Born: May 21, 120 BC
Birthplace: Rome
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: July 31, 54 BC (aged 66)

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