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Timeline of Aragorn


[edit] Third Age

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  • Aragorn learns his true name and ancestry from Elrond. He is given the shards of Narsil. Aragorn meets Arwen at Rivendell. He then embarks into the wild on many adventures.[1]

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  • Aragorn defeats the Corsairs while in the service of Ecthelion.[1] He then faces perils on the confines of Mordor before turning homeward.[3] Aragorn meets Arwen in Lothlorien and they become betrothed on Midsummer's Eve.[1]

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  • Aragorn begins the search for Gollum at the request of Gandalf.[1]

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  • Spring: Death of Aragorn's mother Gilraen.[1]

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  • January 11, 12: Blizzard on Caradhras.[4]
  • January 13: The Fellowship enters Moria against Aragorn's advice.[4]
  • January 15: Gandalf falls facing the Balrog; Aragorn leads the Fellowship out of Moria to the edge of Lothlorien.[4]
  • January 17: The Fellowship are greeted by Galadriel and Celeborn.[4]
  • March 1: The Three Hunters are reunited with Gandalf and set out for Meduseld.[4]
  • March 2: Gandalf and the Three Hunters arrive at Meduseld.[4]
  • March 3: The Rohirrim retreat to Helm's Deep and the Battle of the Hornburg begins.[4]
  • March 4: Aragorn rides out at dawn with King Théoden. The Huorns of Fangorn and Gandalf arrive and the battle is won.[4]
  • March 5: The Three Hunters are reunited with Merry and Pippin at Isengard. Aragorn takes possession of the palantir of Orthanc.[4]
  • March 6: Aragorn is met by the Dúnedain and Elrond's sons. He reveals himself to Sauron in the palantir and decides to take the Paths of the Dead.[4]
  • March 7: The Grey Company arrives at Dunharrow. Aragorn takes leave of Éowyn.[4]
  • March 8: The Grey Company takes the Paths of the Dead. At midnight, Aragorn summons the Oathbreakers at the Stone of Erech.[4]
  • March 9: Aragorn sets out from Erech and comes to Calembel. [4]
  • March 10: Aragorn, leading the Dead Men and the Grey Company, crosses the river Ringló.[4]
  • March 11: Aragorn reaches Linhir and crosses into Lebennin.[4]
  • March 12: Aragorn drives the enemy towards Pelargir.[4]
  • March 13: The Grey Company reaches Pelargir with the army of the Dead and they capture the Corsairs' fleet.[4]
  • March 14: Aragorn sails towards Minas Tirith.[4]
  • March 15: Aragorn sails north and arrives at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields. After the battle he heals Faramir, Éowyn and Merry.[4]
  • March 16: The Captains of the West decide to march to the Black Gate.[4]
  • March 18: Aragorn leads the army of the West out of Minas Tirith.[4]
  • March 23: Aragorn sends those too frightened to proceed to retake Cair Andros.[4]
  • March 25: Aragorn commands the army of the West in the Battle of the Morannon. The Ring is destroyed and Sauron is defeated.[4]
  • May 1: Aragorn is crowned King.[5]
  • June 25: Aragorn finds the sapling of the White Tree.[5]
  • Midsummer's Eve: Arwen arrives in Minas Tirith. Aragorn receives the Sceptre of Annúminas signifying the Kingship of Arnor from Elrond.[5]
  • Midsummer's Day: Wedding of Aragorn and Arwen.[5]
  • August 22: Aragorn bids farewell to the other members of the Fellowship.[5]

[edit] Fourth Age

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  • King Elessar makes the Shire a Free Land under the protection of the Northern Sceptre and forbids Men from entering it.[6]

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  • King Elessar and Queen Arwen come north to dwell at Annuminas. They meet with Pippin, Merry and Sam at the Brandywine Bridge.[6]

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  • March 1: Death of King Elessar. He is succeeded by his son Eldarion.[6]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. Was Aragorn around? in Council of Elrond Forums
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen"
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 4.18 4.19 4.20 4.21 4.22 4.23 4.24 4.25 4.26 4.27 4.28 4.29 4.30 4.31 4.32 4.33 4.34 4.35 4.36 4.37 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Great Years"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Chief Days from the Fall of Barad-dûr to the End of the Third Age"
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring"