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Aragorn I

Aragorn I
Biographical Information
TitlesChieftain of the Dúnedain
LanguageSindarin, Westron
BirthT.A. 2227
RuleT.A. 2319 - 2327
DeathT.A. 2327 (aged 100)
HouseHouse of Isildur
Physical Description

Aragorn I (T.A. 2227[1] - 2327,[2] died aged 100) was the son of Aravir, who succeeded his father to become the fifth Chieftain of the Dúnedain when his father died in 2319.

[edit] Life

Little is known of his reign as it was during the time of the Watchful Peace and few records have been kept of the Dúnedain of the North in this period of history. However, it is likely his rule was plagued with small battles to free the lands of evil, indeed Aragorn's life was cut short when he was killed by wild wolves in Eriador (which were always a peril in that land).[3]

Aragorn I was killed in T.A. 2327, after having ruled as Chieftain for only eight years, and was succeeded by his son Araglas.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Aragorn's name is Sindarin, and means "Revered King", from ara, a prefix for royalty, and gorn "revered". See also here.[4]

[edit] Genealogy

2084 - 2247
2156 - 2319
2227 - 2327
2296 - 2455
Arahad I
2365 - 2523


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 196
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Northern Line: Heirs of Isildur"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson)
Aragorn I
House of Isildur
Cadet branch of House of Elros
Born: T.A. 2227 Died: T.A. 2327
Preceded by:
28th Heir of Isildur
T.A. 2319 - 2327
Followed by:
5th Chieftain of the Dúnedain
T.A. 2319 - 2327