Brothers Gracchi
Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus
Born: C. 163 BC
Died: 133 BC

Gaius Sempronius Gracchus
Born: 158 BC
Died: 121 BC

Character in Gladiator Portrayed by:
Derek Jacobi

The brothers Gracchi rose to prominance by championing populus legislation and reforms. However, they lived about three hundred years before the rule of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus. Also, they were not respected by other Senators, but rather distained for their disregard for the established process of government. They were both killed while in office. Tiberius was actually killed by other Senators, while Gaius was killed while leading a populist riot.

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