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Pliny the Elder
Gaius Plinius Secundus
Pliny the Elder: an imaginative 19t-century portrait. No contemporary depiction o Pliny is kent tae survive.
Born AD 23
Comum (Como), Italy, Roman Empire
Dee'd Template:BirthDeathAge
Stabiae, Campania, Roman Empire
Cause o daith Died in the eruption that destroyed Pompeii
Body discovered Bi friends, unner the pumice
Residence Roum, provincial locations, Misenum
Citizenship Roman
Eddication Rhetoric, grammar
Occupation Lawyer, author, naitural filosopher, militar commander, provincial govrenor
Notable wirks Naturalis Historia
Spoose None
Childer None
Parents Celer an Marcella
Relatives Sister (Plinia), nephew (Pliny the Younger)

Gaius Plinius Secundus (AD 23 – August 25, AD 79), better kent as Pliny the Elder, wis a Roman author, naituralist, an naitural filosopher, as well as naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and personal friend of the emperor Vespasian.