Historical Figures

Childeric I (c.440 - 481)

From the beginning of his reign as king of the Franks, he came up against Aegidius, successor of Aetius who replaces on the Frankish throne after he was driven from his kingdom. He then led a life of debauchery. Restored in 465, he helps Aegidius to fight the Visigoths. He is the father of Clovis I.