Person:Valentinian I (1)

Valentinian I _____, Emperor of Rome
d.17 Nov 375 Hungary
  1. Valentinian I _____, Emperor of Rome321 - 375
  2. Valens _____328 - 378
  • HValentinian I _____, Emperor of Rome321 - 375
  • WJustina of Rome338 - 388
  1. Galla Justina ValentiniaAbt 366 - 394
  2. _____ Valentinian, II371 - 392
  1. Gratian _____359 - 383
Facts and Events
Name Valentinian I _____, Emperor of Rome
Alt Name Flavius Valentinianus _____
Gender Male
Birth[1] 321 Cibalis, Pannonia
Marriage to Justina of Rome
Marriage to Marina Severa _____
Death? 17 Nov 375 Hungary
Reference Number? Q46720?


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Valentinian I (; ; 3 July 32117 November 375), also known as Valentinian the Great, was Roman emperor from 364 to 375. Upon becoming emperor he made his brother Valens his co-emperor, giving him rule of the eastern provinces while Valentinian retained the west.

During his reign, Valentinian fought successfully against the Alamanni, Quadi, and Sarmatians. Most notable was his victory over the Alamanni in 367 at the Battle of Solicinium. His brilliant general Count Theodosius defeated a revolt in Africa and the Great Conspiracy, a coordinated assault on Roman Britain by Picts, Scots, and Saxons. Valentinian was also the last emperor to conduct campaigns across both the Rhine and Danube rivers. Valentinian rebuilt and improved the fortifications along the frontiers, even building fortresses in enemy territory.

Due to the successful nature of his reign and the rapid decline of the empire after his death, he is often considered to be the "last great western emperor". He founded the Valentinian Dynasty, with his sons Gratian and Valentinian II succeeding him in the western half of the empire.

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References
  1. Valentinian I, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.