Top Ten Accomplishments of Julius Caesar
Ascension to Dictator: His rise to the position of Dictator has to be his greatest accomplishment. He first became Dictator in 49 B.C. and was named dictator perpetuo in 44 B.C.
Conquest of Gaul: The Conquest of Gaul was Caesar's greatest military achievements. It took place from 58 B.C. to 50 B.C.
Creation of Julian Calendar: If you didn't know. Julius Caesar created our calendar. That is why many of month names have Latin roots. One of Caesar's lasting impacts.
The First Triumvirate: The First Triumvirate could very well be known as the most powerful political alliance in history. It consisted of Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus.
Mitigated a Financial Crisis: Caesar would bring in legislation that would change the system and stop corrupt politicians and wealthy statesmen from taking money from the people.
Man of the People: This has to do with the above items. Caesar was much loved by the people. Like they absolutely adored him. He was a man of the people.
Leading Orator: Given he was no Cicero, he was a very skilled orator. From a young age even he spoke blistering attacks against opponents and became one of the finest speakers in his public service'
Recognized Author: A fact that not many know about Caesar is the fact that he wrote multiple books. The books that received the most praise were his books on the Gallic Wars.
Roman Civil War: His victory against Pompey is one of his major military accomplishments. The victory would lead to his ascension to leadership of Rome.
Oversaw Major Construction Projects: Caesar oversaw the recreation of both Carthage and Corinth, famous cities that were destroyed by the Romans.