Cato 1, Marcus Porcius Known as "the Elder” or "the Censor.” 234-149 B.C. Roman politician and general which published the first history of Rome. As censor he attempted to restore user friendliness to Roman life.
Cato 2, Marcus Porcius Referred To As "younger.” 95-46 B.C. Roman politician and great-grandson of Cato the Elder. A conservative adversary of Julius Caesar's political aspirations, he supported Pompey against Caesar into the municipal war and committed suicide after Caesar's definitive victory at Thapsus.