Incredible Cleopatra Facts That You Didn’t Learn in History Class

She Was 31 Years Younger Than Julius Caesar

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At the beginning of the their two year relationship, the ruler of Rome was 52 years old and the Queen of Egypt was just 21 years. Their relationship was a tactful alliance of the two superpowers, Rome and Egypt, which resulted in their son. In 47 BCE, Cleopatra gave birth to Caesar’s son, Ptolemy Caesar, who was nicknamed Caesarion, or “little Caesar.”

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