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Roman Statesman & Philosopher Cicero

Full Name: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Profession: Roman Statesman & Philosopher

Roman Empire

Biography: One of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.

Born: January 3, 106 BC
Birthplace: Arpinum
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: December 7, 43 BC (aged 63)
Cause of Death: Killed as part of the proscriptions

Historical Events

  • 0063-12-05 BC Cicero reads the last of his Catiline Orations
  • 0044-09-02 BC The first of Cicero's Philippics (oratorical attacks) on Mark Antony. He will make 14 of them over the next several months.

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