Julius Caesar was a famous Roman general and statesman

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This man was a famous Roman general and statesman, who laid the foundations of the Roman leadership system. He had a fascinating life at a time when much of the world was in chaos and in-fighting. He had a successful military career which was his platform to run for various elected positions. Like all rulers, there are many sides to every story; he contributed a great deal to the development of Rome and many parts of Europe, but he was also conquering lands and people, which by virtue of war means death and destruction. History is generally more favorable toward him than not 1. His life was brief, just 56 years: born July 12 100 BC and murdered March 16, 44 BC 2. His reign of Rome was just five years, from 49 BC to 44 BC 3. Caesar is considered to be one of the greatest military strategists and tacticians in history, along with Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon, General George S. Patton, General George Washington, and Field Marshall Erich von Manstein. 4. Caesar and Cleopatra were romantically involved for 14 years but could
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Sierra during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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