|king of the visigoths|
imagined portrayal of theodoric, king of the goths, by félix costello, 1635.
|born||peuce island, dobruja|
battle of chalons
tomb of theodoricpoix
theodoric i[a] (c. 390 or 393 – 20 or 24 june 451) was the king of the visigoths from 418 to 451. theodoric is famous for his part in defeating attila (the hun) at the battle of the catalaunian plains in 451, where he was killed on june 20.