Cato Marcus PorciusCa·to
Marcus Porcius Known as “the Elder” or “the Censor.” 234-149 BC
Roman politician and general who wrote the first history of Rome. As censor he attempted to restore simplicity to Roman life.
Marcus Porcius Known as “the Younger.” 95-46 BC
Roman politician and great-grandson of Cato the Elder. A conservative opponent of Julius Caesar's political ambitions, he supported Pompey against Caesar in the civil war and committed suicide after Caesar's decisive victory at Thapsus.