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Cicero

Name at birth: Marcus Tullius CiceroCicero was the greatest speaker among the many famous statesmen of ancient Rome. He practiced law and studied philosophy in Greece before holding a rising sequence …

Cicero Biography

Cicero Marcus Tullius Cicero Roman orator, philosopher, and politicianBorn: 106 B.C. Cicero was the most famous of all Roman orators. He held a variety of political posts and was known as an o…

Brewer's: Cicero

So called from the Latin, cicer (a wart or vetch). Plutarch says “a flat excrescence on the tip of his nose gave him this name.” His real name was (Tullius) Tully. La Bouche de…

Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius was the Roman emperor who wrote Meditations, a classic text of philosophy and history. Born into privilege, he was adopted by Roman emperor Antoninus Pius and succeeded him in 161. Ma…

Marcus Garvey

Through his public speeches and his newspaper Negro World, Marcus Garvey became one of the most influential black leaders of the early 20th century. Born and raised in Jamaica, Marcus Garvey travelle…

Marcus MORTON

MORTON, Marcus, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Freetown, Mass., December 19, 1784; pursued classical studies and was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1804; st…

Stanley Marcus 2002 Deaths

Stanley MarcusAge: 96 president (1950–1972) and chairman of the board (1972–1976) of the luxury retailer Neiman Marcus. Died: Dallas, Jan. 22, 2002Princess MargaretM - QNed Martin …

Marcus Aurelius SMITH

Senate Years of Service: 1912-1921Party: DemocratSMITH, Marcus Aurelius, a Delegate and a Senator from Arizona; born near Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., January 24, 1851; attended the common …

Marcus Alonzo HANNA

Senate Years of Service: 1897-1904Party: RepublicanHANNA, Marcus Alonzo, (father of Ruth Hanna McCormick), a Senator from Ohio; born in New Lisbon (now Lisbon), Columbiana County, Ohio, Septemb…

Marcus Wolf 2006 Deaths

Marcus WolfAge: 83 German spy known as “the man without a face” for much of the cold war. He ran the East German foreign intelligence service for 34 years.Died: Berlin, Nov. 9, 200…