, sometimes called Theodoric I
, was the King of the Visigoths
. He was the Illegitimate son of Alaric
. In 419
he succeeded king Wallia
. He completed the settlement of the Visigoths in Aquitaine
and expanded his realm into Spain
. Under his reign the Visigoths were enemies of the Roman Empire
. The most renowned event in his reign was the Battle of Chalons
, where he assisted Aetius
in defeating Attila the Hun
. He was killed during the battle.
He was succeeded by his son Thorismund.