Marcus Junius Brutus biography
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.