CENʹSOR (τιμητής), the name of two magistrates of high rank in the Roman republic. Their office was called Censura (τιμητεία or τιμητία). The Census, which was a register of Roman citizens and of their property, was first established by Servius Tullius, the fifth king of Rome. read on (Smith's Dictionary, 1875)
Marcus Porcius Cato (Cornelius Nepos) added 2 February
Cato the Elder
Article by Bingley on M. Porcius Cato (Cato the Elder or Cato the Censor), the 2nd Century B.C. Roman politician, general, and writer noted for his austere way of life and rigid principles. It was he who convinced Rome that Carthage must be destroyed.