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Triumvirate means 3 men and refers to a group of three men who hold political power, regardless of whether or not the trio has been elected.
The First Triumvirate
The Second Triumvirate
The second triumvirate consisted of Octavian (Augustus), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony. The second triumvirate was an official body created in 43 B.C., known as Triumviri Rei Publicae Constituendae Consulari Potestate. Consular power was assigned to the three men. Usually there were only two elected consuls.
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