How Many Siblings Did Cleopatra Have?


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Cleopatra VII Philopator had four known siblings and a possible half-sibling. The known siblings names were Berenice IV, Arsinoe IV, Ptolemy XIII and Ptolemy XIV. The possible half-sibling was Cleopatra VI Tryphaena (II).

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Cleopatra was born in 70 B.C. to Ptolemy XII Auletes and most likely Cleopatra V Tryphaena. She died in 30 B.C. She became queen of Egypt in 51 B.C., was expelled from her throne in 48 B.C. and later that same year was restored to power by Julius Caesar. She was married to both of her brothers during her life and also had romantic liaisons with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony.

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