The Roman general was born in 100 BC in the month of Quintilis, which means fifth month. It was renamed Iulius (July) in 44 BC – the year he was assassinated.
Caesar is depicted in this 1698 print sitting on a cloud. The zodiac sign of Leo is represented above him – the sign that starts in July 🦁
Dutch artist Jacobus Harrewyn made a series of prints based on the months. (via @britishmuseum)