King of the Visigoths
Reign 451 - 453
Succession Elected king by the Visigoths after the death of his father Theodoric in the battle of Châlons. [1]
Predecessor Theodoric I
Successor Theodoric II
Alternative Names Thorismod or Thorismud
Turismundo (Span.Port.)
House Balti
Father Theodoric I
Mother Flavia Valiana
Died 453
Murdered in Tolosa (Toulouse) by his brothers Theodoric and Frederic. [2]
Religion Arianism

Regnal Titles
Preceeded by
Theodoric I
King of the Visigoths
451 - 453
Succeeded by
Theodoric II


  • Claude Dietrich, Adel, Kirche und Königtum im Westgotenreich, Sigmaringen, 1971
  • Gregory of Tours, Historiae II, vol 27


  1. Dietrich 1971, p. 36
  2. Gregory, 27