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Fingon (Years of the TreesFirst Age 472) was a Noldorin prince, and later High King of the Noldor, noted for his skill in battle and was thus named "the Valiant" by his cousin Maedhros.

Fingon was the eldest son of Fingolfin and Anairë, older brother of Turgon, Aredhel, and Argon, who ruled the Noldor as High King from F.A. 456 following the death of his father in single combat with Morgoth. Fingon led the largest host in the Flight of the Noldor from Aman to Middle-earth where he then ruled over Dor-lómin and Hithlum. However, Fingon is mostly remembered for his friendship with Maedhros, who he rescued from the peaks of Thangorodrim, and for the manner of his death in battle with the balrog Gothmog during the Nirnaeth Arnoediad. He was succeeded as High King by his brother Turgon who ruled the Noldor from Gondolin.

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