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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

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…

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…

William Cicero HAMMER

HAMMER, William Cicero, a Representative from North Carolina; born near Asheboro, Randolph County, N.C., March 24, 1865; attended private and common schools; studied at Yadkin Institute and Wes…

Oliver Cicero WILEY

WILEY, Oliver Cicero, (brother of Ariosto Appling Wiley), a Representative from Alabama; born in Troy, Pike County, Ala., January 30, 1851; attended the common schools; member of the town counc…

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 …