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Belecthor I

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This article is about the fifteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor. For the the twenty-first Steward, see Belecthor II.
Belecthor (I)
Biographical Information
PositionRuling Steward
BirthThird Age 2545
RuleThird Age 2628 - Third Age 2655
DeathThird Age 2655, aged 110 years
ParentageHúrin II
ChildrenMorwen, Orodreth
Physical Description

Belecthor I (Third Age 2545 – 2655, aged 110 years) was the fifteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor.


Belecthor succeeded his father Húrin II at his death in Third Age 2628. The Corsairs of Umbar were the major threat to Gondor at the time, although no major events are recorded.

Belecthor had two children: Morwen and Orodreth.

He was followed by his son Orodreth at his death in 2655.


Belecthor could be composed of the words beleg and thor therefore meaning "mighty eagle".

Preceded by:
Húrin II
15th Ruling Steward of Gondor
III 2628 – 2655
Followed by:
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