Theodoric I

  • theodoric i
    king of the visigoths
    félix castello, "teodorico, rey godo", 1635.jpg
    imagined portrayal of theodoric, king of the goths, by félix costello, 1635.
    reign418–451 ad
    coronation418 ad
    predecessorwallia
    successorthorismund
    bornpeuce island, dobruja
    died451 ad
    battle of chalons
    burial
    tomb of theodoric [fr], poix, marne, france
    issuethorismund
    theodoric ii
    frederic
    euric i
    retimer
    himnerith
    dynastybalt
    fatheralaric i
    religionarianism

    theodoric i[a] (c. 390[1] or 393 – 20 or 24 june 451[2]) 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.[3]

  • early career
  • expansion to the mediterranean
  • conflict with vandals
  • alliance against the huns
  • battle of châlons
  • legacy
  • notes
  • references

Theodoric I
King of the Visigoths
Félix Castello, "Teodorico, rey godo", 1635.jpg
Imagined portrayal of Theodoric, King of the Goths, by Félix Costello, 1635.
Reign418–451 AD
Coronation418 AD
PredecessorWallia
SuccessorThorismund
BornPeuce Island, Dobruja
Died451 AD
Battle of Chalons
Burial
Tomb of Theodoric [fr], Poix, Marne, France
IssueThorismund
Theodoric II
Frederic
Euric I
Retimer
Himnerith
DynastyBalt
FatherAlaric I
ReligionArianism

Theodoric I[a] (c. 390[1] or 393 – 20 or 24 June 451[2]) 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.[3]