In much of Western Europe, he is remembered as the epitome of cruelty and rapacity. However, in Hungary, Turkey, and other Turkic-speaking countries in Central Asia, he is regarded as a hero and his name is revered.
Region: Hunnic Empire
Weapons: Sword, Bow and Arrow, Axe
Reign: A.D. 434–453
Key Battles: He invaded the Balkans twice and marched through Gaul (modern France) as far as Orléans before being defeated at the Battle of Châlons.