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'''Vardamir Nólimon''' (61 - 471 [[Second Age|S.A.]], r 442 [[Second Age|S.A.]]). His first name means "Jewel of [[Varda]]" and his surname, "Most-learned". He was the oldest child of [[Elros]] Tar-Minyatur, and heir to the Kingship of [[Númenor]] and was noted as an exceptional scholar whose only desire was to study, not to rule. When Elros died, Vardamir immediately [[abdication|abdicated]] in favour of his son, [[Tar-Amandil]]. He was counted as the second King of Númenor, having nominally ruled for a single year. He died in year 471 of the [[Second Age]], aged 410 years.
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'''Vardamir Nólimon''' ([[Second Age]] 61 - 471, aged 410 years). He was the oldest child of [[Elros Tar-Minyatur]], and heir to the [[King of Númenor|Kingship of Númenor]]. He had four children: three sons, [[Amandil of Númenor|Amandil]], [[Aulendil]], and [[Nolondil]], and one daughter, [[Vardilmë]].
  
He had four children:
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Vardamir was noted as an exceptional scholar whose only desire was to study, not to rule. When Elros died, Vardamir immediately abdicated in favour of his eldest son, who would rule as [[Tar-Amandil]]. He was counted as the second King of [[Númenor]], having nominally ruled for a single year.
* [[Tar-Amandil]], eldest son who would succeed his father
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* Vardilmë, daughter
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== Etymology ==
* Aulendil, son
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Vardamir means "Jewel of [[Varda]]" in [[Quenya]] (from ''-mir'' = "jewel"). His surname, Nólimon, means "Most-learned" (from ''nólë'' = "lore, knowledge").
* Nolondil, son
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== Genealogy ==
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                        [[Elros Tar-Minyatur]]
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                                |
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              ___________________|__________________
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            |              |          |          |
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            |              |          |          |
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    '''VARDAMIR NÓLIMON'''  [[Tindómiel]]  [[Manwendil]]  [[Atanalcar]]
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      ______|__________________________
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[[Tar-Amandil]]  [[Vardilmë]]  [[Aulendil]]  [[Nolondil]]
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</code>
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{{sequence
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|prev=[[Elros Tar-Minyatur]]
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|next=[[Tar-Amandil]]
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|list=2nd [[King of Númenor]]<br><code>II</code> 442
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}}
  
 
[[Category:Rulers of Númenor]]
 
[[Category:Rulers of Númenor]]
 
[[Category:Númenóreans]]
 
[[Category:Númenóreans]]

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Vardamir Nólimon (Second Age 61 - 471, aged 410 years). He was the oldest child of Elros Tar-Minyatur, and heir to the Kingship of Númenor. He had four children: three sons, Amandil, Aulendil, and Nolondil, and one daughter, Vardilmë.

Vardamir was noted as an exceptional scholar whose only desire was to study, not to rule. When Elros died, Vardamir immediately abdicated in favour of his eldest son, who would rule as Tar-Amandil. He was counted as the second King of Númenor, having nominally ruled for a single year.

Etymology

Vardamir means "Jewel of Varda" in Quenya (from -mir = "jewel"). His surname, Nólimon, means "Most-learned" (from nólë = "lore, knowledge").

Genealogy

                       Elros Tar-Minyatur
                                |
             ___________________|__________________
            |              |           |           |
            |              |           |           |
    VARDAMIR NÓLIMON   Tindómiel   Manwendil   Atanalcar
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      ______|__________________________
     |           |          |          |
     |           |          |          |
Tar-Amandil   Vardilmë   Aulendil   Nolondil

Preceded by:
Elros Tar-Minyatur
2nd King of Númenor
II 442
Followed by:
Tar-Amandil