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Barahir (Steward of Gondor)

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'''Barahir''' ([[Third Age]] 2290 – 2412, aged 122 years) was the son of [[Hador of Gondor|Hador]], a famously long-lived man who ruled [[Gondor]] as its [[Ruling Steward|Steward]] for no less than one hundred and seventeen years. According to the best sources we have, Barahir was born in the twelfth year of his father's rule, meaning that he succeeded [[Hador of Gondor|Hador]] at the age of one hundred and five. Given Barahir's great age, it is not surprising that his rule, and that of his son [[Dior (Steward of Gondor)|Dior]], were brief ones.
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'''Barahir''' ([[Third Age]] 2290 – 2412, aged 122 years) was the son of [[Hador (Steward of Gondor)|Hador]], a famously long-lived man who ruled [[Gondor]] as its [[Ruling Steward|Steward]] for no less than one hundred and seventeen years. According to the best sources we have, Barahir was born in the twelfth year of his father's rule, meaning that he succeeded [[Hador (Steward of Gondor)|Hador]] at the age of one hundred and five. Given Barahir's great age, it is not surprising that his rule, and that of his son [[Dior (Steward of Gondor)|Dior]], were brief ones.
  
 
Barahir held the office of Steward during the waning years of the [[Watchful Peace]]. Both he and his son Dior, then, enjoyed rules free of troubles. Barahir's grandson was [[Denethor I|Denethor]], the son of his daughter Rían, who was a young noble of just twenty at the time Barahir became Steward. It was Denethor who was destined to rule Gondor at the time that war erupted on its borders, more than sixty years after Barahir's death.  
 
Barahir held the office of Steward during the waning years of the [[Watchful Peace]]. Both he and his son Dior, then, enjoyed rules free of troubles. Barahir's grandson was [[Denethor I|Denethor]], the son of his daughter Rían, who was a young noble of just twenty at the time Barahir became Steward. It was Denethor who was destined to rule Gondor at the time that war erupted on its borders, more than sixty years after Barahir's death.  
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Barahir ruled as Steward for seventeen years, and was succeeded by his son [[Dior (Steward of Gondor)|Dior]].  
 
Barahir ruled as Steward for seventeen years, and was succeeded by his son [[Dior (Steward of Gondor)|Dior]].  
 
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The name Barahir refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Barahir (disambiguation).
Barahir
Gondorian
Biographical Information
PositionRuling Steward
BirthThird Age 2290
RuleThird Age 2395 - Third Age 2412
DeathThird Age 2412, aged 122 years
Family
ParentageHador
ChildrenDior
Physical Description
GenderMale

Barahir (Third Age 2290 – 2412, aged 122 years) was the son of Hador, a famously long-lived man who ruled Gondor as its Steward for no less than one hundred and seventeen years. According to the best sources we have, Barahir was born in the twelfth year of his father's rule, meaning that he succeeded Hador at the age of one hundred and five. Given Barahir's great age, it is not surprising that his rule, and that of his son Dior, were brief ones.

Barahir held the office of Steward during the waning years of the Watchful Peace. Both he and his son Dior, then, enjoyed rules free of troubles. Barahir's grandson was Denethor, the son of his daughter Rían, who was a young noble of just twenty at the time Barahir became Steward. It was Denethor who was destined to rule Gondor at the time that war erupted on its borders, more than sixty years after Barahir's death.

Barahir ruled as Steward for seventeen years, and was succeeded by his son Dior.

Preceded by:
Hador
8th Ruling Steward of Gondor
III 2395 – 2412
Followed by:
Dior
Ruling Stewards of Gondor
Mardil Voronwë · Eradan · Herion · Belegorn · Húrin I · Túrin I · Hador · Barahir · Dior · Denethor I · Boromir · Cirion · Hallas · Húrin II · Belecthor I · Orodreth · Ecthelion I · Egalmoth · Beren · Beregond · Belecthor II · Thorondir · Túrin II · Turgon · Ecthelion II · Denethor II · Faramir