The most notable ancient Celts in history

2021-04-08
Brennus
Brennus

Brennus

Brennus was chieftain of the Senones tribe who defeated the Romans at the Battle of Allia in 390 BC. He led an army of Cisalpine Gauls in the attack on Rome and held the city for several months. Brennus's sack of Rome was the only time in 800 years the city was occupied by a non-Roman army before the fall of the city to the Visigoths in 410 AD. 

Vercingetorix 

Vercingetorix (c. 82 BC - 46 BC) was the son of Celtillus a leader of the Arverni tribe. He becomes king and chieftain of the tribe in 52 BC. He united the Gauls in a failed revolt against Roman forces during the last phase of Julius Caesar's Gallic Wars. Despite having willingly surrendered to Caesar, he was executed in Rome.

Boudica
Boudica

Boudica

Boudica or Boudicca was queen of the British Celtic Iceni tribe who led an uprising against the conquering forces of the Roman Empire in AD 60 or 61. She united the other British tribes after the Romans abused her and her daughters. Boudica and her forces laid waste to Roman cities such as Londinium and Camilodunum. She was eventually defeated by Suetonius and his forces ending the revolt. She is considered a British folk hero.

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