First Age 472
First Age 472 was the four hundred and seventy-second year of the First Age of the Children of Illúvatar. It was sometimes known as the Year of Lamentation because of the events of Nirnaeth Arnoediad.
- The Nírnaeth Arnoediad: deaths of Fingon, Huor, Azaghâl, Hundar and Haldir and capture of Húrin Thalion and Gwindor.
- Turgon succeeds Fingon as High King of the Noldor in Middle-earth.