Agilmund ( Agilmund ) - the first historical king of the Lombards (late IV - early V centuries ). His reign is described in a 7th-century essay “ The Origin of the Lombards ” (chapter 2) and in the work of the 8th century historian Paul Deacon “History of the Lombards” (book I, chapters 14-16).
|Predecessor||Ibor and Ayo|
After the death of Ibor and Ayo , according to legend, who led the Lombards from the island of Skandza , the Lombards, like other Germanic peoples, chose a king for themselves. They became Agilmund of the Gunging clan, the son of Ayo, the most notable among the Lombards. At the same time, the Lombards retained the strong power of the dukes . Agilmund ruled 33 years. Living for a long time in peace with their neighbors, the Lombards were unexpectedly attacked by the Bulgarians  . During the attack, King Agilmund died, his only daughter was captured. Lamisso was elected the new king.
- This name probably refers to the Huns .
- The origin of the people of the Lombards . - Chronicles of the long-haired kings. - SPb. : Publishing house "ABC-classic", 2004. - S. 248-252. - 352 p. - ISBN 5-352-00705-7 .
- Pavel Deacon. History of the Lombards . - SPb. : Publishing House "ABC-Classic", 2008. - S. 49-50. - 320 p. - ISBN 978-5-91181-861-6 .
- Nechaev V.M. Langobards // Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary : in 86 volumes (82 volumes and 4 additional). - SPb. , 1890-1907.