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

She Was Dethroned by Her 13-Year-Old Brother

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In 50 BC, only one year after she ascended to the throne along-side her brother, Cleopatra became involved in a dispute between Roman troops and a Syrian governor. When she backed the Syrians, the Romans backfired by helping her husband/brother steal the throne from her.

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