Gaius Julius Caesar (100 - 44 BC) was agreat Roman general, statesman and dictator who played a key role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. Caesar was born into a patrician family in Rome. Famous for his conquest of Gaul (58 - 50 BC), he was also victorious the Civil War (49 BC) against Pompey at the Battle of Pharsalus. He wasregarded asan excellent orator and author of prose and wrote Commentarii de Bello Gallico and Commentarii de Bello Civili, among other works.
Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman military and political leader and an influential man in world history as he shaped the Roman Empire. During his lifetime Caesar was considered to be a fine orator and the author of prose in Rome.