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List of famous politicians from Roman Republic, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Roman Republic politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Roman Republic politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Roman Republic and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Roman Republic, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Catiline is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Roman Republic
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Catiline


Lucius Sergius Catilina, known in English as Catiline, was a Roman Senator of the 1st century BC best known for the second Catilinarian conspiracy, an attempt to overthrow the Roman Republic, and in particular the power of the aristocratic Senate. Also known for several acquittals in court, including one for the charge of adultery with a Vestal Virgin. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Roman Republic

Cato the Elder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Roman Republic
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Marcus Porcius Cato was a Roman statesman, commonly referred to as Cato Censorius, Cato Sapiens, Cato Priscus, Cato Major, or Cato the Elder; known for his conservatism and opposition to Hellenization. He came of an ancient Plebeian family who all were noted for some military service but not for the discharge of the higher civil offices. He was bred, after the manner of his Latin forefathers, to agriculture, to which he devoted himself when not engaged in military service. But, having attracted the notice of Lucius Valerius Flaccus, he was brought to Rome, and successively held the offices of Cursus Honorum: Military tribune, Quaestor, Aedile, Praetor, in which capacity he expelled the ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Tusculum, Eurasia, Italy

Nationality: Roman Republic

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Cato the Younger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Roman Republic
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Marcus Porcius Cato Uticensis, commonly known as Cato the Younger to distinguish him from his great-grandfather, was a politician and statesman in the late Roman Republic, and a follower of the Stoic philosophy. A noted orator, he is remembered for his stubbornness and tenacity, as well as his immunity to bribes, his moral integrity, and his famous distaste for the ubiquitous corruption of the period. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Lazio, Europe, Eurasia, Province of Rome, Rome, + more

Nationality: Roman Republic

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Cicero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Roman Republic
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Cicero


Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists. His influence on the Latin language was so immense that the subsequent history of prose in not only Latin but European languages up to the 19th century was said to be either a reaction against or a return to his style. According to Michael Grant, "the influence of Cicero upon the history of European literature and ideas greatly exceeds that of any other prose writer in any language". Cicero introduced the Romans to the chief ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Arpinum, Rome

Nationality: Roman Republic

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