Cleopatra VII was the last Pharaoh of Egypt. She allied herself with powerful Romans to try to maintain the power of the Ptolemy dynasty over Egypt.
12 August, 30 BC: Cleopatra VII Philopator, the last ruler of the Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty, commits suicide
Claude Rains and Vivien Leigh starred in a film adaptation of the George Bernard Shaw play, "Caesar and Cleopatra," in directed by Gabriel Pascal. Cleopatra Pictures: Caesar and Cleopatra
Egyptian depiction of Cleopatra, last Pharaoh of Egypt.
Photographed by Bert Stern, Vogue, January 1962
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