Life of Julius Caesar

July 12, 100 BC - March 15, 44 BC Blue text: Personal life Green text: Political life Red text: Military life

Life of Julius Caesar

Born July 12

100 BC

Marries Cornelia

84 BC

Daughter, Julia, born

83 BC

Elected to pontifical college

74 BC

Begins cursus honorum (course of offices)

69 BC

Wife, Cornelia, dies

68 BC

Marries Pompeia

67 BC

Serves as commissioner of Via Appia

67 BC

Serves as praetor

62 BC

Divorces Pompeia on suspicion of adultery

61 BC

Forms "First Triumvirate" with Pompey, Crassus

60 BC

Marries daughter, Julia, to Pompey

59 BC

Serves as consul (1)

59 BC

Marries Calpurnia

59 BC

Bridges Rhine R. & invades Germany

55 BC

Invades Britain & captures Cassivellaunus

54 BC

Mother, Aurelia, and daughter, Julia, die

54 BC

"First Triumvirate" dissolves after death of Crassus

53 BC

Settles Gaul

51 BC

Publishes "Commentaries on the Gallic War"

51 BC

Crosses Rubicon on January 10 after Pompey betrays hin

49 BC

Overruns Italy

49 BC

Fails to block flight of Pompey from Brundisium

49 BC

Serves as dictator for 11 days

49 BC

Begins Alexandrian War to establish Cleopatra as queen

48 BC

Serves as dictator (2)

48 BC

Serves as consul (2)

48 BC

Son, Caesarion, born; son of Cleopatra

48 BC

Follows Pompey to Egypt to find him already dead

48 BC

Serves as dictator (3)

46 BC

Serves as consul (3)

46 BC

Revises calendar

46 BC

Serves as consul (4)

45 BC

Serves as consul (5)

44 BC

Appointed dictator for life (4)

44 BC

Assassinated by senators at Theater of Pompey on March 15

44 BC