She was the for 21 years.
Born: 69 BC, Egypt
Died: August 12th, 30 BC
Cleopatra was 39 years old when she died.
51 BC - Cleopatra becomes queen of Egypt
44 BC - Julius Caesar dies
31 BC - The battle of Actium
30 BC - Cleopatra dies
After the war, they split up to increase their chances of survival. She hid in a mausoleum with her hair dresser and lady-in-waiting. Mark received a message saying that Cleopatra died, so he stabbed himself in the stomach. Later, he received another message saying that Cleopatra was fine. Mark wanted to see Cleopatra, so he had two carry him to the mausoleum she was hiding in. Before, Mark got to the mausoleum, Cleopatra received a message saying that Mark was dead. When Mark go t to the tomb,Cleopatra thought it was a trick so she didn't open the door. The two other women who were with her, saw Mark through the window. They threw a rope down to him and hoisted him up. Cleopatra was able to see Mark die in her arms. Cleopatra ended up being caught by the Roman and was placed "palace arrest". One night Cleopatra was having a slumber party and the Romans received message from her being asked to be buried next to Mark Antony. When the Romans went to Cleopatra's room, she was found dead because of a poisoned hairpin.
Poisonous Plants in Egypt
The Significance of Cleopatra
* Dagger: a short knife with a pointed and edged blade, used as a weapon.
* Aconite: a poisonous plant that is part of the buttercup family.
* Hoist: to raise, by means of rope or pulleys
* Lady-in-waiting: a woman who attends the princess or queen