Julius Caesar Timeline

Julius Caesar Timeline in Chronological Order

100 BCJuly 12 or 13. Julius Caesar is born in Rome, Italy.
84 BCCaesar’s father, Gaius Julius Caesar, dies.
81 BCCaesar becomes the head of the family after his father’s death.
73 BCCaesar is elected quaestor and serves in Hispania.
69 BCCaesar is elected aedile and produces lavish public games to gain popularity.
65 BCCaesar is elected pontifex.
63 BCJuly. Caesar is elected consul and forms the First Triumvirate with Pompey and Crassus.
58 BCCaesar begins his campaigns in Gaul.
55 BC

Jul 6. Caesar’s first invasion of Britain.

Sep. The Second Triumvirate is formed with Pompey, Crassus, and Caesar.

54 BCCaesar’s second campaign in Britain.
53 BC

Caesar’s third campaign in Britain.

Jan 9. Crassus is killed in battle against the Parthians, ending the Second Triumvirate.

49 BC

Jan 10. Caesar crosses the Rubicon, starting a civil war against Pompey.

Aug 9. Caesar defeats Pompey at the Battle of Pharsalus.

48 BC

Sep. Caesar lands in Egypt and becomes involved in the civil war between Cleopatra and her brother Ptolemy XIII.

Oct 31. Caesar defeats the last remnants of Pompey’s forces in Africa.

47 BC

Mar. Caesar defeats the remains of Pompey’s forces in Spain.

Jul 26. Caesar is appointed dictator for ten years.

46 BC

Jul 25. Caesar celebrates his quadruple triumph in Rome.

Oct. Caesar reforms the Roman calendar, creating the Julian calendar.

45 BC

Feb 18. Caesar defeats the last remnants of Pompey’s supporters at the Battle of Thapsus.

Mar 15. Caesar is appointed dictator for life.

Jul 13. Caesar is awarded the title of “father of his country.”

44 BCMar 15. Caesar is assassinated by a group of senators, led by Marcus Brutus and Gaius Cassius Longinus.