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

She Killed Herself

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According to ancient sources, including various Roman historians and poets, Cleopatra took her own life. The most common story is that she induced an Egyptian cobra to bite her. However, there are many other stories of Cleopatra’s death. Some historians suggest she may have swallowed poison or stabbed herself with a pin dipped in snake venom.

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