Queens, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, is here depicted in her formal role as Pharaoh of Egypt, the last member of the Ptolemy dynasty of Egyptian rulers
12 August, 30 BC: Cleopatra VII Philopator, the last ruler of the Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty, commits suicide
Cleopatra VII was the last Pharaoh of Egypt. She allied herself with powerful Romans to try to maintain the power of the Ptolemy dynasty over Egypt.
Egyptian depiction of Cleopatra, last Pharaoh of Egypt.
John William Waterhouse, Cleopatra, 1888 oil painting on canvas
Claude Rains and Vivien Leigh starred in a film adaptation of the George Bernard Shaw play, "Caesar and Cleopatra," in directed by Gabriel Pascal. Cleopatra Pictures: Caesar and Cleopatra
The Dramatic Life of Cleopatra, Egypt& Last Pharaoh: Cleopatra Picture
Photographed by Bert Stern, Vogue, January 1962