Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Decades: 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC - 140s BC - 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC
Years: 154 BC 153 BC 152 BC 151 BC 150 BC - 149 BC - 148 BC 147 BC 146 BC 145 BC 144 BC
- Third Punic War declared; Rome lands an army in Africa to begin the Battle of Carthage.
- With Roman help, Nicomedes II overthrows his father Prusias II as king of Bithynia.
- Andriscus, the last king of Macedon, ascends to the throne.
- Servius Sulpicius Galba is prosecuted for corruption while serving in Spain, but is acquitted after he parades his weeping family members before the tribunal.
- Cato the Elder
- Prusias II of Bithynia (assassinated)