- NAME: Marcus Junius Brutus
- OCCUPATION: Political Leader
- BIRTH DATE: c. 85 BCE
- DEATH DATE: c. 42 BCE
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Philippi, Greece
- AKA: Quintus Caepio Brutus
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Marcus Brutus is best known for being a part of the assassination of Julius Caesar.
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Marcus Junius Brutus was born 85 BC in Macedonia. Brutus was raised by an uncle, Cato the Younger, in the principles of Stoicism. Following Caesar's self-appointment to perpetual dictator, Brutus joined with Cassius to assassinate Caesar on March 15, 44 BC. Brutus would be driven out and killed himself following a loss in the battle in Philippi.
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