Lucius Veturius Philo (d. 210 BC) was a Roman statesman who served as consul in 220 BC, dictator in 217 BC (during the Second Punic War), and censor (magistrate in charge of the census and other matters) in 210 BC. Irregularities were found in his appointment as dictator and he resigned after fourteen days. He was a member of the gens Veturia.
Lucius Veturius Philo
|Consul of the Roman Republic|
|Preceded by||Publius Cornelius Scipio Asina and Marcus Minucius Rufus|
|Succeeded by||Lucius Aemilius Paullus and Marcus Livius Salinator|
|Dictator of the Roman Republic|
|Censor of the Roman Republic|
Philo died in 210 BC, while serving as censor, before he had the chance to enter the senate or "transact any public business whatsoever". The other censor, Publius Licinius Crassus, immediately resigned the censorship upon the death of his colleague.
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