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Ecthelion II

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'''Ecthelion II''' ([[Third Age]] 2886 – 2984, aged 98 years) was the twenty-fifth [[Ruling Steward]] of [[Gondor]]. He succeeded his father [[Turgon of Gondor|Turgon]] at his death in Third Age 2953.  
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'''Ecthelion II''' ([[Third Age]] 2886 – 2984, aged 98 years) was the twenty-fifth [[Ruling Steward]] of [[Gondor]]. He succeeded his father [[Turgon (Steward of Gondor)|Turgon]] at his death in Third Age 2953.  
  
 
Under his rule, the stranger [[Thorongil]] fought for Gondor, and the [[Corsairs | Corsairs']] fleet at Umbar was severally damaged in a surprise [[Surprise Attack on Umbar | attack]]. It later turned out that Thorongil was [[Aragorn Elessar]]. [[Gandalf]] was also a welcome guest in [[Minas Tirith in Gondor|Minas Tirith]] at the time.
 
Under his rule, the stranger [[Thorongil]] fought for Gondor, and the [[Corsairs | Corsairs']] fleet at Umbar was severally damaged in a surprise [[Surprise Attack on Umbar | attack]]. It later turned out that Thorongil was [[Aragorn Elessar]]. [[Gandalf]] was also a welcome guest in [[Minas Tirith in Gondor|Minas Tirith]] at the time.
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Ecthelion was followed by his son [[Denethor II|Denethor]] at his death in 2984.
 
Ecthelion was followed by his son [[Denethor II|Denethor]] at his death in 2984.
 
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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).
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Ecthelion (II)
Gondorian
Biographical Information
PositionRuling Steward
BirthThird Age 2886
RuleThird Age 2953 - Third Age 2984
DeathThird Age 2984, aged 98 years
Family
ParentageTurgon
ChildrenDenethor II
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ecthelion II (Third Age 2886 – 2984, aged 98 years) was the twenty-fifth Ruling Steward of Gondor. He succeeded his father Turgon at his death in Third Age 2953.

Under his rule, the stranger Thorongil fought for Gondor, and the Corsairs' fleet at Umbar was severally damaged in a surprise attack. It later turned out that Thorongil was Aragorn Elessar. Gandalf was also a welcome guest in Minas Tirith at the time.

Ecthelion was followed by his son Denethor at his death in 2984.

Preceded by:
Turgon
25th Ruling Steward of Gondor
III 2953 – 2984
Followed by:
Denethor II
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