Answer: Clovis
Who sacked Rome?
The Sack of Rome on 24 August 410 AD was undertaken by the Visigoths led by their king Alaric.At that time Rome was no longer the capital of the Western Roman Empire having been replaced in that position first by Mediolanum in 286 and then by Ravenna in 402.
Only a few years after his countryman William the Conqueror launched his 1066 invasion of England the Norman warlord Robert Guiscard carried out a grisly sack of Rome.
Coornhert after Martin van Heemskerck Sack of Rome in 1527 (and the Death of Charles III Duke of Bourbon) engraving and etching on paper in Divi Caroli (The Victories of Emperor Charles V) 1555/6 published by Hieronymus Cock (© Trustees of the British Museum ).
The sack of Rome in 1527 by Johannes Lingelbach 17th century (private collection). 45 000 civilians dead wounded or exiled. The Sack of Rome then part of the Papal States followed the capture of the city on 6 May 1527 by the mutinous troops of Charles V Holy Roman Emperor during the War of the League of Cognac.
The sack of 455 was the third of four ancient sacks of Rome ; it was conducted by the Vandals who were then at war with the usurping Western Roman Emperor Petronius Maximus.
Today on June 1 455 King Genseric and the Vandal barbarians sack Rome plundering th...