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Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
LanguageWestron, Sindarin
BirthT.A. 2480
RuleT.A. 2567 - 2605 (38 years)
DeathT.A. 2605 (aged 125)
HouseHouse of Húrin
ChildrenHúrin II
Physical Description
Hallas (Third Age 2480[1] – 2605,[2] aged 125 years) was the thirteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor.


Hallas was the heir of Steward Cirion, who committed the rule of Minas Tirith to his son while Cirion led an army north to fight the Balchoth in T.A. 2510. Following the unexpected victory at the Battle of the Field of Celebrant, Hallas was a witness when Cirion gifted Calenardhon to Eorl the Young and his people.[3] In fact, it was Hallas who devised the names Rohan and Rohirrim.[4]

Hallas died in T.A. 2605 and was succeeded by his son, who became Steward Húrin II.[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 205
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, Index
House of Húrin
Born: T.A. 2480 Died: T.A. 2605
Preceded by:
13th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 2567 - 2605
Followed by:
Húrin II