no image

Galla Placidia (abt. 0392 - 0450)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Aelia Galla "Regent" Placidia aka Aelia, Theodosian
Born about in Ravenna, Mediolanum, Romemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married (to ) in Narbonnemap
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italymap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Sep 2010 | Last significant change: 10 Nov 2018
11:41: EditBot WikiTree edited the Biography for Galla Placidia. (Redirecting:Euro_Prior_to_742) [Thank EditBot for this]
This page has been accessed 3,553 times.

Categories: Ancient Royals and Aristocrats Project.

This is the main profile for Aelia Galla Placidia. Merge Duplicates here.



Aelia Galla Placidia (392 – 27 Nov 450), was married twice, and had three children.

Gens: Aelia [1]

"Three days after the death of John, Aetius came with 60,000 Huns to his support. A battle took place between the new comers and the forces of Valentinian under the command of Aspar, in which many were slain on both sides. An agreement followed ; Aetius entered the service of Placidia and Valentinian with the rank of count."[2]


Father: Theodosius I, Emperor of Roman

Mother: Galla (d. 394; p. Valentinian I m.2 Justina)


m.1 (414) Ataulf, King of the Goths (d. 415). Issue:

  • Theodosius (414 - 415; re-interred: Old St Peters Basilica, Rome)

m.2 (417) Constantius III (d. 422). Issue:

  • Justa Grata Honoria[3]
  • Valentinian III [4]


  • 423 - 437: Regent for Emperor Valentinian III
  • political influencer


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Aelia (gens)," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, [1] (accessed March 22, 2016).
  2. The English historical review, 1887, pg 432, Aetius and Boniface [2]
Searching for someone else?
First: Last:

No known carriers of Galla's mitochondrial DNA have taken an mtDNA test.

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.


Galla is 57 degrees from Rosa Parks, 54 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 45 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

P  >  Placidia  >  Galla Placidia