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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


Job:

The final Pharaoh of Egypt in 51 BC


Died:

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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