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Ecthelion I

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Ecthelion I
Biographical Information
PositionRuling Steward
BirthT.A. 2600
RuleT.A. 2685 - T.A. 2698
DeathT.A. 2698
Physical Description

Ecthelion I was the seventeenth Ruling Steward of Gondor.


He succeeded his father Orodreth at his death in Third Age 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.


Preceded by:
17th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 2685 - T.A. 2698
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