Dumnorix

Dumnorix (leader of the Aeduan tribe in Gaul, 1st century BCE)

“I am a free man of a free people!”

  • Stated by Dumnorix around 54 BCE, shortly before being executed by the Romans for refusing to participate in Julius Caesar’s second expedition to southern Britain. Julius Caesar recorded Dumnorix’s last words in his Commentaries on the Gallic War.

 

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