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Ecthelion I

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Ecthelion I
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
LanguageWestron
BirthT.A. 2600
RuleT.A. 2685 - 2698 (13 years)
DeathT.A. 2698 (aged 98)
Family
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentageOrodreth
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ecthelion I was the seventeenth Ruling Steward of Gondor.

History

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.

Etymology

References

Ecthelion I
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