Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Caesars in:
 • Forum Romanum
 • Rome
 • Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
 • Lazio
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Julius Caesar
Birth: Jul. 13
Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Lazio, Italy
Death: Mar. 15
Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Lazio, Italy

Roman Statesman, General, and Author. A kinsman of Roman Proconsul Gaius Marius, Julius Caesar first rose to fame as a praetorian general, and his campaigns in Spain earned him a term as Consul of the Roman Republic. As his political stature increased (largely because of his personal spending on public events), Caesar became an integral part of Rome's "First Triumvarate" with Crassius and Pompey. This coalition would control most of Roman politics from 60-51 BCE. Caesar would go on to greater success with campaigns in Northern Europe, bringing a large portion of the continent under Rome's control through both military and diplomatic means. These campaigns are chronicled in his literary masterpiece, "The Gallic Wars". Returning from his conquest of Britain, Caesar breached Roman protocol and entered crossed the Rubicon River north of Rome without disbanding his army, initiating civil war. Caesar would eventually establish an essentially personal rule in Rome and would strengthen Roman hegemony in Greece, Egypt, and Asia Minor, installing client rulers such as Cleopatra and essentially dispensing with much of the pluralism that had defined the Roman Republic. Though popular with the masses, Caesar's dismissal of republican principles angered and frightened Rome's elite. Caesar was assassinated in the Senate on March 15, 44 BCE by a cabal that included former allies Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Decimus Brutus Albinus, and Gaius Trebonius. (bio by: Stuthehistoryguy) 
Forum Romanum
Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Lazio, Italy
Plot: Remains of the Caesar
GPS (lat/lon): 41.89211, 12.48598
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 28, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 7181
Julius Caesar
Added by: Cinnamonntoast4
Julius Caesar
Added by: Mike Reed
Julius Caesar
Added by: Frantisek Zboray
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

To my 71st Great Uncle May you Rest in Peace. Thank you for being part of My family history. from your 71st Great Grand Niece.
- Under The Lotus
 Added: May. 12, 2017

- Parisman
 Added: May. 6, 2017
God bless you throughout Spring, the Season in which Life is eternally renewed. Rest in Peace.
- Rick
 Added: Apr. 18, 2017
There are 735 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.9 after 302 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service