401 in history

401 events chronologically

Nov 18 The Visigoths, led by king Alaric I, cross the Alps and invade northern Italy

Born in 401

Apr 10 Theodosius II Eastern Roman Emperor from 408 to 450. He is mostly known for promulgating the Theodosian law code, and for the construction of the Theodosian Walls of Constantinople. He also presided over the outbreak of two great christological controversies, Nestorianism and Eutychianism

Died in 401

Dec 19 Pope Anastasius I Pope from 27 November 399 to his death in 401.