Person:Tiberius Gracchus (1)

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Tiberius Gracchus
b.bet 0168 BC and 0163 BC
d.0133 BC
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Name Tiberius Gracchus
Gender Male
Death[1] 0133 BC
Reference Number? Q212109?
Birth[1] bet 0168 BC and 0163 BC


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Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus (Latin: TI·SEMPRONIVS·TI·F·P·N·GRACCVS; born c. 169–164 – 133 BC) was a politician of the Roman Republic, and the first prominent member of the Populares, a reformist faction. He belonged to the highest aristocracy, as his father was consul and his mother, Cornelia Africana, was the daughter of Scipio Africanus. As a plebeian tribune, Tiberius Gracchus caused political turmoil in the Republic with his reforms of agrarian legislation that sought to transfer land from wealthy, predominantly nobile landowners to poorer citizens. He was murdered, along with many of his supporters, by members of the Roman Senate and supporters of the conservative Optimates faction. A decade later, his younger brother, Gaius Gracchus, attempted similar legislation, and suffered a similar fate.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Tiberius Gracchus, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.