Queen Cleopatra

Cleopatra_Collar_Szekeres_by_Elf_FinQueen Cleopatra is considered one of the most popular female pharaohs in the ancient Egyptian history, Queen Cleopatra VII known as Cleopatra was not the only queen with the same name “Cleopatra”. Archeologists believe that there were almost more than six queens with the same name in ancient Egypt not including the original Cleopatra who was believed to be Alexander the grater’s younger sister. Cleopatra was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 69 B.C and died in 30 B.C at the age of 39 years old, she is descended from a royal Egyptian family as her father was Ptolemy XII the king of Egypt for over 50 years and her mom is believed to be Cleopatra V the wife of the king. Cleopatra became the queen of Egypt in the year 51 B.C and she was only 17 years old at this time, Cleopatra ruled Egypt with the Romanian Caesar whom she was married to from 44 B.C to 30 B.C before he was assassinated.
Queen Cleopatra is known best with her exotic beauty and her power of seduction specially after she succeeded in having a relationship with two of the most powerful Romanian leaders known ever; Mark Antony And Caesar Julius. Queen Cleopatra is also believed to be a writer as she wrote a medical book which includes several medical remedies for beauty, hair loss and dandruff.
Egyptoylogists believe that Cleopatra committed a suicide in the year 30 B.C when she was only 39 years old by letting an asp snake bite her after she was informed that her beloved husband at the time Mark Antony was murdered by Caesar Octavius at the battle of Actium in Alexandria, Egypt.

 

References:

http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/cleopatra/a/CleopatraGuide_3.htm

http://blog.oup.com/2010/04/cleopatra/

http://primaryfacts.com/116/queen-cleopatra-facts-and-information-about-the-last-pharaoh-of-ancient-egypt/

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