Gaius Marius

Roman General and Consul Gaius Marius

Profession: Roman General and Consul

Nationality: Roman

Why Famous: A Roman general and statesman who held the office of consul an unprecedented seven times during his career. His life and career were significant in Rome's transformation from Republic to Empire. He was also noted for his important reforms of Roman armies and for defeating the invading Germanic tribes.

Died: January 13, 86 BC

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