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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

By A Powerful Politician, Army General, Emperor, Julius Caesar Helped Transform Rome Into One Of The Most Powerful Empires In History. Caesar Was Beloved Many, However, His Power Also Garnered Much Resentment His Fellow Politicians. Read On For More About Caesar'S Life, His Affair With Cleopatra, His Assassination, The Famous William Shakespeare Play That Helped Immortalize Him, Despite Taking Plenty Of Liberties With The True Story.

An engraving of Julius Caesar from 1860 GeorgiosArt/ iStock via Getty Images PlusFor centuries, it was believed Julius Caesar was the first baby born via Cesarean section, but that's likely far from the truth. William Shakespeare’s play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar left out a key player in Julius Caesar’s assassination. An illustration of William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar bycostello/iStock via Getty Images PlusWilliam Shakespeare’s play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, is set in 44 BCE. The assassination of Julius Caesar Wikimedia Commons // Public DomainIn 44 BCE, Caesar declared himself dictator for life. Julius Caesar coins jgaunion/iStock via Getty Images PlusWhen Caesar was 25 years old, he was sailing the Aegean Sea and was kidnaped by Cicilian pirates.