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Ecthelion II

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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
BirthT.A. 2886
RuleT.A. 2953 - T.A. 2984
DeathT.A. 2984, aged 98 years
Family
ParentageTurgon
ChildrenDenethor II
Physical Description
GenderMale
GalleryImages of Ecthelion II

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.

History

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.

References

Preceded by:
Turgon
25th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 2953 - T.A. 2984
Followed by:
Denethor II