Cleopatra Facts

Modern day painting of Pharaoh Cleopatra

Introduction - Cleopatra

When it comes to ancient Egyptian Pharaohs there is none more famous than the last Pharaoh of this great civilization; Cleopatra. She has been the subject of numerous books, plays, and movies including William Shakespeare's tragedy Antony and Cleopatra and the 1963 movie Cleopatra staring Elizabeth Taylor. On this page you will find a list of information that serves as a short biography about this great ruler with a focus on the facts as opposed to the many myths about her. This information includes who Cleopatra was, why she is famous, and how she became the last Egyptian Pharaoh. Whether you are kid writing a history assignment or and adult who wants to learn more about this great ruler you should find the below information interesting.

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Interesting Cleopatra Facts

Facts about Cleopatra's Rise to Power

Facts about Cleopatra's Downfall and Death