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Cleopatra VII - Pharaoh Profile

Updated: May 18

Egyptian Pharaoh Cleopatra the 7th has been made famous through many Hollywood movies. But who was she really?

Cleopatra VII


The final Pharaoh of Egypt in 51 BC


By suicide in 30BC, possibly through asp (snake) bite

Best Known For:

Her beauty and relationships with Roman warlords Julius Caesar & Mark Antony

Did You know:

Cleopatra was not actually Egyptian, she was of Greek descent.

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