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Caesar was born

c. 100 BCE

2

Caesar is made dictator for life

44 BCE

3

Caesar refuses to have a bodyguard protect him despite being warned of personal danger

44 BCE

4

Caesar is assassinated

The Ides of March, 15 March 44 BCE

5

Sulla's proclamation sent Caesar into hiding

c. 85 BCE

6

Caesar was elected quaestor and obtained a seat in the senate

68-67 BCE

7

Caesar pardons Brutus and Pompey flees to Egypt

48 BCE

8

Caesar was elected military tribune

72 BCE

9

Caesar swims one-handed, using the other to hold important papers above the water, towing his purple cloak by holding it in his teeth so that it would not be captured by the Egyptians

47 BCE

10

'The Gallic Wars' is published

51 BCE

11

Caesarion is born

47 BCE

12

Caesar is reported to say, "Veni, vedi, vici."

47 BCE

13

Caesar led a three month expedition to Britain

54 BCE

14

Caesar has coins minted with his face on them

45 BCE

15

Caesar was awarded the civic crown (oak leaves) for saving the life of a citizen in battle

c. 79 BCE

16

Crossing the Rubicon

49 BCE

17

As dictator, Caesar governed autocratically, more in the manner of a general than a politician

46 BCE

18

In Rome, Caesar celebrates his triumph over Gnaeus Pompey, Pompey the Great's son

45 BCE

19

Caesar was elected pontifex maximus (chief priest)

63 BCE

20

Caesar was elected consul

59 BCE

21

Caesar was kidnapped by Cilician pirates

75 BCE

22

Caesar landed in Alexandria and was presented with the head of Pompey

48 BCE

23

Caesar was elected curule aedile

65 BCE

24

Formed 'The First Triumvirate'

60 BCE

25

The Gallic Wars

58-51 BCE