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The '''Chieftains of the Dúnedain''' were the hereditary rulers of the [[Rangers of the North]]. They were descendents of [[Isildur]] through the kings of [[Arthedain]] and [[Anárion]] through [[Fíriel]]; as such they regarded themselves as the legitimate heirs to both [[Arnor]] and [[Gondor]].
 
The '''Chieftains of the Dúnedain''' were the hereditary rulers of the [[Rangers of the North]]. They were descendents of [[Isildur]] through the kings of [[Arthedain]] and [[Anárion]] through [[Fíriel]]; as such they regarded themselves as the legitimate heirs to both [[Arnor]] and [[Gondor]].
  
The title was created following the final destruction of [[Arthedain]] by the [[Witch-king of Angmar]]. The heir to the throne of Arthedain, [[Aranarth]] son of [[Arvedui]], chose not to claim the kingship and instead ruled the remnants of his people as Chieftain. His descendent, [[Aragorn|Aragorn II]], became the last Chieftain when he reclaimed the title of [[High King of the Dúnedain|High King of the Reunited Kingdom]].
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The title was created following the final destruction of [[Arthedain]] by the [[Witch-king]] of [[Angmar]]. The heir to the throne of Arthedain, [[Aranarth]] son of [[Arvedui]], chose not to claim the kingship and instead ruled the remnants of his people as Chieftain. His descendent, [[Aragorn|Aragorn II]], became the last Chieftain when he reclaimed the title of [[High King of the Dúnedain|High King of the Reunited Kingdom]].
  
 
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Revision as of 15:12, 13 December 2010

The Chieftains of the Dúnedain were the hereditary rulers of the Rangers of the North. They were descendents of Isildur through the kings of Arthedain and Anárion through Fíriel; as such they regarded themselves as the legitimate heirs to both Arnor and Gondor.

The title was created following the final destruction of Arthedain by the Witch-king of Angmar. The heir to the throne of Arthedain, Aranarth son of Arvedui, chose not to claim the kingship and instead ruled the remnants of his people as Chieftain. His descendent, Aragorn II, became the last Chieftain when he reclaimed the title of High King of the Reunited Kingdom.

The Chieftains of the Dúnedain were:

  1. Aranarth, T.A. 19752106, son of King Arvedui of Arthedain.
  2. Arahael, T.A. 21062177.
  3. Aranuir, T.A. 21772247.
  4. Aravir, T.A. 22472319.
  5. Aragorn I, T.A. 23192327.
  6. Araglas, T.A. 23272455.
  7. Arahad I, T.A. 24552523.
  8. Aragost, T.A. 25232588.
  9. Aravorn, T.A. 25882654.
  10. Arahad II, T.A. 26542719.
  11. Arassuil, T.A. 27192784.
  12. Arathorn I, T.A. 27842848.
  13. Argonui, T.A. 28482912.
  14. Arador, T.A. 29122930.
  15. Arathorn II, T.A. 29302933.
  16. Aragorn II, T.A. 29333019, first High King of the Reunited Kingdom.

Kings of the Dúnedain

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Elendil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kings of Númenor
 
Lords of Andúnië
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elendil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Isildur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anárion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kings of Arnor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kings of Gondor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kings of Arthedain
 
Kings of Cardolan
 
Kings of Rhudaur
 
Ondoher
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arvedui
 
Fíriel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aranarth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chieftains of the Dúnedain
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aragorn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
High Kings of the Reunited Kingdom