Vercingetorix

Gallic Leader

 

Chieftain of the Gallic tribe of the Arverni. He waged a successful battle against Caesar, defending Gergovia, but was later defeated by the Roman army and taken prisoner to Rome. He was executed six years later.

(Image: Vercingetorix Memorial near Alise Sainte Reine France from Encyclopaedia Britannica, britannica.com.)

 

Death Date: 
46 BC

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