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Ecthelion II

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Ecthelion II
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
BirthT.A. 2886
RuleT.A. 2953 - T.A. 2984 (31 years)
DeathT.A. 2984 (aged 98)
HouseHouse of Húrin
ChildrenDenethor II
Physical Description
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.



Ecthelion II
Preceded by:
25th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 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