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.


  • Name: Marcus Junius Brutus
  • Birth Year: 85
  • Birth City: Philippi
  • Birth Country: Greece
  • Gender: Male
  • Best Known For: Marcus Brutus is best known for being a part of the assassination of Julius Caesar.
  • Industries
    • Politics and Government
    • War and Militaries
  • Death Year: 42

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  • Article Title: Marcus Junius Brutus Biography
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  • Last Updated: April 5, 2021
  • Original Published Date: April 2, 2014