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Númenóreans

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'''Númenóreans''' were the [[Men]] of [[Númenor]], descendants of the [[Edain]] of the [[First Age]], who were granted the island of [[Elenna]] as a dwelling place. They turned against the [[Valar]], and their island home was destroyed in the last years of the [[Second Age]].
 
'''Númenóreans''' were the [[Men]] of [[Númenor]], descendants of the [[Edain]] of the [[First Age]], who were granted the island of [[Elenna]] as a dwelling place. They turned against the [[Valar]], and their island home was destroyed in the last years of the [[Second Age]].
  
They were notable from other Men in that they had extended lifespans lasting well beyond the average of 80 years.
 
  
Sometimes misspelled as ''Númenoreans''.
 
 
See [[:Category:Númenóreans]] for a list of these individual persons.
 
  
 
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Númenóreans
Race
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General Information
MembersElros, Ar-Pharazôn, Elendil, Aldarion
Physical Description
LifespanLine of Elros 400 years. Other lines 200 years
DistinctionsAlliance with the Elves, advanced technology
Average heightTaller than other Men
GalleryImages of Númenóreans

Númenóreans were the Men of Númenor, descendants of the Edain of the First Age, who were granted the island of Elenna as a dwelling place. They turned against the Valar, and their island home was destroyed in the last years of the Second Age.