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'''Ecthelion I''' was the seventeenth Ruling Steward of [[Gondor]].  
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'''Ecthelion I''' ([[Third Age]] {{TA|2600|n}}<ref name="Elendil">{{PM|Elendil}}, p. 205</ref> – {{TA|2698|n}},<ref>{{App|South}}</ref> aged 98 years) was the seventeenth Ruling Steward of [[Gondor]].  
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
He succeeded his father [[Orodreth (Steward of Gondor)|Orodreth]] at his death in [[Third Age]] 2685. He rebuilt the [[Tower of Ecthelion|White Tower]] in [[Minas Tirith]], which afterwards carried his name.
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He succeeded his father [[Orodreth (Steward of Gondor)|Orodreth]] at his death in {{TA|2685}}. He rebuilt the [[Tower of Ecthelion|White Tower]] in [[Minas Tirith]], which afterwards carried his name.
  
Ecthelion had no children. He was followed by his cousin [[Egalmoth (Steward of Gondor)|Egalmoth]], the grandson of Orodreth's sister Morwen, at his death in 2698.
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Ecthelion had no children. He was followed by his cousin [[Egalmoth (Steward of Gondor)|Egalmoth]], the grandson of Orodreth's sister [[Morwen (daughter of Belecthor)|Morwen]], at his death in {{TA|2698|n}}.<ref name="Elendil"/>
  
 
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Ecthelion was obviously named after the [[Nando]] of the [[First Age]]. See [[Ecthelion#Etymology|Ecthelion: Etymology]].
*''See [[Ecthelion of the Fountain#Etymology|Ecthelion of the Fountain: Etymology]]''
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The name Ecthelion refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Ecthelion (disambiguation).
Ecthelion I
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
BirthT.A. 2600
RuleT.A. 2685 - 2698 (13 years)
DeathT.A. 2698 (aged 98)
Family
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentageOrodreth
ChildrenNone
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ecthelion I (Third Age 2600[1]2698,[2] aged 98 years) was the seventeenth Ruling Steward of Gondor.

History

He succeeded his father Orodreth at his death in T.A. 2685. He rebuilt the White Tower in Minas Tirith, which afterwards carried his name.

Ecthelion had no children. He was followed by his cousin Egalmoth, the grandson of Orodreth's sister Morwen, at his death in 2698.[1]

Etymology

Ecthelion was obviously named after the Nando of the First Age. See Ecthelion: Etymology.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 205
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
Ecthelion I
House of Húrin
Born: T.A. 2600 Died: T.A. 2698
Preceded by:
Orodreth
17th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 2685 - 2698
Followed by:
Egalmoth
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