Tiberius Sempronius Ti.f. Gracchus (fl. 237 BC; dead by 215 BC), a Roman Republican consul in the year 238 BC, was the first man from his branch ( stirps ) of the family (the gens Sempronia) to become consul; several other plebeian Sempronii had already reached the consulship and even the censorship. He is best known as the father of the similarly named consul of 215 and 213 BC, and the great-grandfather of the Brothers Gracchi (Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus).
Tiberius Gracchus had a relatively undistinguished consulship, with an indecisive campaign in Sardinia (Livy), after which he apparently vowed to dedicate a temple, not completed in his lifetime. That temple was completed and dedicated by his elder son, Tiberius, the consul of 215 BC and 213 BC.
His co-consul, the patrician consul, was Publius Valerius Q. f. Falto.
Tiberius Gracchus was the father of at least two sons by an unknown wife:
Gaius Mamilius Turrinus and Quintus Valerius Falto
| Consul of the Roman Republic |
with Publius Valerius Falto
Lucius Cornelius Lentulus Caudinus and Quintus Fulvius Flaccus
Quintus Fulvius Flaccus, son of Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, was consul in 237 BC, fighting the Gauls in northern Italy. He was censor in 231 BC, and again consul in 224 BC, when he subdued the Boii. He was a praetor in 215 BC and in 213 BC Master of Horse in the dictatorship of Gaius Claudius Centho.
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