The original cleopatra
Legend has it that Cleopatra took her own life by succumbing willingly to the bite of a cobra. If this story is true, was suicide by snake venom an. Cleopatra VII, the last queen of Egypt, is often a victim of racial profiling. Though I also think that the original article, while a little over the top. Cleopatra VII Philopator known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt, briefly survived as pharaoh by her son Caesarion. Reign : 51 – 12 August 30 BC (21 years).