Galla Placidia

Empress consort, Regent | Royal

Lived from c. 390 to 450 CE

Galla Placidia, daughter of the Roman emperor Theodosius I, was mother and advisor to Valentinian III and also regent empress of Western Roman Empire from 423 to 437. She was a major force in Roman politics for most of her life. Placidia was married twice and was queen consort to Ataulf, king of the Visigoths from 414 until his death in 415, and for a short time empress consort to Emperor Constantius III (her second husband) in 421.

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Lived from c. 390 to 450 CE

Galla Placidia, daughter of the Roman emperor Theodosius I, was mother and advisor to Valentinian III and also regent empress of Western Roman Empire from 423 to 437. She was a major force in Roman politics for most of her life. Placidia was married twice and was queen consort to Ataulf, king of the Visigoths from 414 until his death in 415, and for a short time empress consort to Emperor Constantius III (her second husband) in 421.

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