Ptolemy XIV

Ptolemy XIV, d. 44 BC, king of ancient Egypt (47–44 BC), the last of the Macedonian dynasty, but for his sister, Cleopatra . He was a child when his brother Ptolemy XIII drowned. Julius Caesar married him to Cleopatra in 47 BC and made him joint ruler with her she later had him murdered.

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