Pliny the Elder

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Pliny the Elder
Gaius Plinius Secundus
Como - Dome - Facade - Plinius the Elder.jpg
Statue o Pliny the Elder on the facade o Cathedral of S. Maria Maggiore in Como
BornAD 23
Novum Comum (Como), Roman Italy, Roman Empire
DiedAugust 25, AD 79
(aged 55–56)
Stabiae, Campania, Roman Empire
ResidenceRome, provincial locations, Misenum
CitizenshipRoman
EddicationRhetoric, grammar
ThriftLawer, author, naitural filosofer, naituralist, militar commander, provincial govrenor
Notable wirk(s)Naturalis Historia
ChilderPliny the Younger (neffae, later adoptit son)
ParentsCeler an Marcella

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 an army commander o the early Roman Empire, an personal friend o the emperor Vespasian.