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  • Name: Cicero
  • Born: 3 January 106 BC
  • Died: 7 December 43 BC (aged 63)
  • Occupation: Statesman, lawyer, writer, orator

Marcus Tullius Cicero (/ˈsɪsər/ SISS-ə-roh, Latin:[ˈkɪkɛroː]; 3 January 106BC– 7 December 43BC) was a Roman statesman, lawyer and Academic Skeptic philosopher who played an important role in the politics of the late Republic and vainly tried to uphold republican principles during the crises that led to the establishment of the Roman Empire. His extensive writings include treatises on rhetoric, philosophy and politics, and he is considered one of Rome’s greatest orators and prose stylists. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and served as consul in the year 63 BC.

Notable Works: Academica, Tusculanae Quaestiones, De Natura Deorum, De Divinatione, De Fato De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum

Works: Writings of Cicero

Party: Optimates

Death Place: Formia, Italy

Source: Wikipedia

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