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Tar-Ancalimon

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Tar-Ancalimon
Númenórean
Biographical Information
BirthS.A. 1986
RuleS.A. 2221-2386 (165 years)
DeathS.A. 2386 (aged 400 years)
Family
ParentageTar-Atanamir
ChildrenTar-Telemmaitë
Physical Description
GenderMale

Tar-Ancalimon (Q, pron. [ˌtaraŋˈkalimon], stem Ancalimond-) was the fourteenth King of Númenor. He succeeded his father Tar-Atanamir. His name means "Most Bright".

During Tar-Ancalimon's reign, two opposing parties arose among Númenóreans: the Elf-friends, or "Faithful", advocated continuing devotion to the Valar and friendship with the Elves. The "King's Men" arrogantly propounded Man's independence and self-determination, seeing how they had reached the apex of their might. This split would culminate in the Fall of Númenor.

Tar-Ancalimon was succeeded by his son, Tar-Telemmaitë.

Preceded by:
Tar-Atanamir
14th King of Númenor
II 2221 – 2386
Followed by:
Tar-Telemmaitë

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