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Turgon (Steward of Gondor)

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Turgon
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
LanguageWestron, Sindarin
BirthT.A. 2855
RuleT.A. 2914 - 2953 (39 years)
DeathT.A. 2953 (aged 98)
Family
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentageTúrin II
ChildrenEcthelion II
Physical Description
GenderMale

Turgon (Third Age 2855[1] – 2953,[2] aged 98 years) was the twenty-fourth Ruling Steward of Gondor.

History

Near the end of Turgon's rule, in T.A. 2951, Sauron declared himself openly in Mordor, gathered his power there, and began rebuilding Barad-dûr.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 206
  2. 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, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
Turgon
House of Húrin
Born: T.A. 2855 Died: T.A. 2953
Preceded by:
Túrin II
24th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 2914 - 2953
Followed by:
Ecthelion 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