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Despite his barbaric ethics, Attila the Hun became one of the greatest leaders of his time. Attila the Hun was the greatest ruler that the Huns ever had, ruling from 434 until his death in 453. He was the leader of the Hunnic Empire as well. The Hunnic Empire stretched from the Ural River to the Rhine River and from the Danube River to the Baltic Sea. Attila was a brutal warrior and great leader who knew how to motivate his men and he never backed down from a fight. The Hun’s were a nomadic people from Eurasia which means that they moved from place to place and never settled in one spot for very long. They were hunter gatherers and had to live this way in order to keep eating. Since farming had not been discovered yet, the Huns had to eat primarily meat which means that they had to go where ever the food went. The Huns first appeared in Volga but later migrated to Europe in 370. In Europe, they built a huge empire that Attila would later rule. Attila’s fathers name was Mundzuk. He reigned over the Hunnic Empire in the early fifteenth century alongside his two bro...

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