Who was Marc Antony and Cleopatra?

Cleopatra was the last queen of Egypt, who tried desperately to expand her kingdom and keep it from being swallowed up by Rome. Marc Antony was a Roman general and Triumvirate who was responsible for the eastern part of the empire. They formed a political alliance against Octavian who was responsible for the western part of the empire. This led to civil war, victory for Octavian, and the death of both Antony and Cleopatra.