Valentinian III

emperor of the Western Roman Empire (419-455)

Valentinian III (Latin: Flavius Placidius Valentinianus Augustus;[1] 2 July 419 – 16 March 455), was Roman emperor in the western Roman Empire from 425 to 455. After Attila the Hun was defeated, Valentinian feared that his general Aetius would overthrow him. So, Valentinian killed Aetius, whose guards then killed Valentinian.


  1. In Classical Latin, Valentinian's name would be written as FLAVIVS PLACIDIVS VALENTINIANVS AVGVSTVS.