Cleopatra VII


Born in Alexandria, Egypt, the daughter of Pharaoh Ptolemy XII

69 BC

Queen of Egypt, co-ruling with her young brother Ptolemy XIII, who is 10 yrs old

51 BC

Forced to leave Egypt, meets Julius Caesar, begins relationship

48 BC

Made co-ruler of Egypt with her brother, Ptolemy XIV

47 BC

Goes on Nile River cruise with Caesar, Gives birth to Caesarion

47 BC

Joins Caesar in Rome

46 BC

Returns to Egypt after Caesar is assassinated

44 BC

Meets Mark Antony in the city of Tarsus, begins a relationship

41 BC

Gives birth to Antony's twins, Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Slene

40 BC

Marries Mark Antony

37 BC

Gives birth to another son, Ptolemy Philadelphus

36 BC

Named "The Queen of Kings" by Mark Antony, children are also given titles

34 BC

Octavian declares war on her

32 BC

Defeated by Octavian's troops at the Battle of Actium

31 BC

Commits suicide following Antony's suicide, buried with Antony

30 BC