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Battle of the Catalaunian Plains — AD 451

The Battle of the Catalaunian Plains is also called the Battle of Chalons, because it took place near today's town of Châlons-en-Champagne, France.


Romans and
Visigoths joined forces and defeated the old fox Attila.

Theodoric I was the leader of the Visigoths and Flavius Aetius was the leader of the Romans.

 

The battle was of significance because it stopped the European invasion of the Huns.