Gaius Caesar

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Gaius Caesar
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Gaius Caesar
Born 20 BC
Rome
Died 21 February 4 AD
Lycia
Burial Mausoleum of Augustus
Spouse Livilla
Full name
Birth to adoption: Gaius Vipsanius Agrippa
After adoption: Gaius Julius Caesar
Father Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
Mother Julia the Elder

Gaius Julius Caesar (20 BC–4 AD) was one of two brothers adopted by the first Roman emperor, Augustus. Both died in their early twenties, clearing the path for Tiberius. Gaius Caesar had achieved the rank of Consul before his death.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hazel, John. 2002. Who's Who in the Roman World. Routledge, London. p48 ISBN 0-415-29162-3.