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Turgon (Steward of Gondor)

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Turgon
Gondorian
Biographical Information
PositionRuling Steward
BirthThird Age 2855
RuleThird Age 2914 - Third Age 2953
DeathThird Age 2953, aged 98 years
Family
ParentageTúrin II
ChildrenEcthelion II
Physical Description
GenderMale

Turgon (Third Age 2855 – 2953, aged 98 years) was the son and heir of Steward Túrin II of Gondor, in whose time Sauron declared himself openly in the land of Mordor, and began gathering the strength that would be seen in the War of the Ring. In the last year of his rule, Saruman withdrew into Isengard, and began to fortify it. So, in the last two years of Turgon's Stewardship, the scene was set for the great war that would be fought more than sixty years later.

Turgon ruled Gondor for thirty-nine years, and was succeeded by his son, who ruled as Ecthelion II. His grandson was Denethor II, the Ruling Steward at the time of the War of the Ring.

Preceded by:
Túrin II
24th Ruling Steward of Gondor
III 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