Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Famous people- Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar is one of the most known figures in Roman and World history.

Born in July around 100 BC Caesar, Julius Caesar was a Roman military and political leader and one of the most influential men in World history. He played a major role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire and the civil war in 49 BC left him the undisputed master of the Roman world. He was also responsible for the first Roman invasion of Britain in 55 BC.

He gained control over the Roman government and began making extensive reforms of both Roman Society and government. After being proclaimed dicator, he was assassinated by his friend Brutus in March 44 BC. His murder lead to another civil war.

You can find out more about Julius Caesar at http://education.yahoo.com/reference/encyclopedia/entry/Caesar-J

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