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Ecthelion II

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'''Ecthelion II''' 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 of Gondor|Turgon]] at his death in Third Age 2953.  
  
Under his rule, the stranger Thorongil fought for Gondor and the [[Corsairs of Umbar]] were routed by him. It later turned out that Thorongil was [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]] Elessar. [[Gandalf]] was also a welcome guest in Minas Tirith at the time.
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Under his rule, the stranger [[Thorongil]] fought for Gondor and the [[Corsairs of Umbar]] were routed by him. 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.
  
 
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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Revision as of 07:18, 24 June 2006

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 of Umbar were routed by him. 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