Timeline/Second Age

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The Second Age[edit]

The Second Age
SA Event
1 Foundation of the Grey Havens, and of Lindon.
32 The Edain, and a few Drúedain, reach Númenor. Elros Tar-Minyatur becomes the first King of Númenor.
c. 40 Dwarves of the Firebeards and Broadbeams clans migrate to Khazad-dûm from the Blue Mountains.
61 Birth of Vardamir Nólimon, second King of Númenor.
c. 82 The emigration of the Edain to Númenor ends.
192 Birth of Amandil, third King of Númenor.
203 Birth of Vardilmë.
213 Birth of Aulendil.
222 Birth of Nolondil.
350 Birth of Elendil, fourth King of Númenor.
361 Birth of Eärendur (son of Amandil).
371 Birth of Yávien.
377 Birth of Mairen.
382 Birth of Oromendil.
395 Birth of Axantur.
442 Death of King Elros Tar-Minyatur. Vardamir Nólimon inherits the Sceptre to become the second King of Númenor but immediately abdicates. Tar-Amandil becomes the third King of Númenor.
443 The notional end of Vardamir Nólimon's reign.
451 Birth of Vëantur.
471 Death of Vardamir Nólimon, second King of Númenor.
c. 500 Sauron returns to Middle-earth in the East.
512 Birth of Caliondo.
521 Birth of Silmariën.
532 Birth of Isilmë.
543 Birth of Meneldur, fifth King of Númenor.
551 Birth of Lindissë.
562 Birth of Ardamir (son of Axantur).
575 Birth of Cemendur (son of Axantur).
590 Tar-Amandil surrenders the Sceptre. Tar-Elendil becomes the fourth King of Númenor.
600 The Captain of the King's Ships, Vëantur, makes the first Númenórean voyage back to Middle-earth. The Númenóreans meet Men of Eriador at the Tower Hills.
601 Vëantur returns from his voyage to Mithlond.
603 Death of Tar-Amandil, third King of Númenor.
630 Birth of Valandil, first Lord of Andúnië.
670 Birth of Malantur.
700 Birth of Aldarion, sixth King of Númenor.
Birth of Írildë.
711 Birth of Hallatan.
712 Birth of Ailinel.
725 Aldarion makes his first journey to Mithlond in the ship Númerrámar captained by Vëantur.
727 Aldarion and Vëantur return to Númenor.
729 Birth of Almiel.
730 Aldarion makes his second journey to Mithlond.
733 Aldarion returns toNúmenor.
735 Aldarion makes his third journey to Middle-earth, visiting the coasts as far south as the Bay of Belfalas.
739 Aldarion returns to Númenor, bearing gifts from Gil-galad to his father Meneldur.
740 Tar-Elendil surrenders the Sceptre. Tar-Meneldur becomes the fifth King of Númenor.
750 Eregion is founded and construction on Ost-in-Edhil begins.
Aldarion founds the Guild of Venturers.
751 Death of Tar-Elendil, fourth King of Númenor.
771 Birth of Erendis.
799 Birth of Soronto.
800 Aldarion proclaimed the King's Heir.
806 Aldarion's seven-year voyage.
813 Aldarion returns to Númenor.
816 Palarran completed. Aldarion's four-year voyage.
820 Aldarion returns to Númenor. Tar-Meneldur rescinds Aldarion's authority.
824 Aldarion's five-year voyage.
829 Aldarion returns and immediately sets out upon his fourteen-year voyage.
840 Birth of Nessanië.
843 Aldarion returns to Númenor. Tar-Meneldur restores authority.
850 Aldarion and Erendis sail to Andúnië.
852 Birth of Hallacar.
858 Aldarion is betrothed to Erendis.
861 Aldarion and Erendis forswear wedding until his return.
863 Aldarion's six-year voyage.
869 Aldarion returns to Númenor. The first shadow appears on sailing to Middle-earth.
870 Wedding of Aldarion and Erendis.
873 Birth of Ancalimë.
877 Hirilondë completed. Aldarion's second five-year voyage.
880 Ancalimë learns her father is Lord Aldarion.
882 Aldarion returns. Separation of Aldarion and Erendis.
883 Tar-Aldarion takes the Sceptre.
892 Ancalimë proclaimed King's Heir and changes law of marriage.
900 Death of Caliondo.
942 Death of Meneldur.
985 Drowning of Erendis.
1,000 Sauron begins construction on Barad-dûr; Ancalimë weds Hallacar.
1,003 Birth of Anárion.
1,075 Tar-Ancalimë takes the Sceptre.
1,098 Death of Tar-Aldarion.
1,174 Birth of Súrion.
1,200 Annatar comes to Lindon and Ereinion Gil-galad turn him away. Númenóreans begin to construct permanent havens.
1,211 Death of Hallacar.
1,280 Tar-Anárion takes the Sceptre.
1,285 Death of Ancalimë.
1,320 Birth of Telperiën.
1,350 Galadriel and Celeborn leave Eregion and go to Lothlórien.
1,394 Tar-Súrion takes the Sceptre.
1,404 Death of Tar-Anárion.
1,474 Birth of Minastir.
1,500 The Rings of Power are forged; Annatar departs Eregion as Sauron.
1,556 Tar-Telperiën takes the Sceptre.
1,574 Death of Tar-Súrion.
1,590 The Three Rings are forged.
1,600 The One Ring is forged; Barad-dûr completed; Sauron openly proclaims himself. Glorfindel, Rómestámo, and Morinehtar come to Middle-earth.
1,634 Birth of Ciryatan.
1,693 The Three Rings are hidden. War of the Elves and Sauron begins.
1,695 Sauron invades Eriador.
1,697 Sack of Eregion. Death of Celebrimbor. Rivendell founded. Dwarves assail Sauron from behind. Khazad-dûm closes.
1,699 Sauron overruns Eriador.
1,700 Defeat of Sauron by the Númenóreans under King's Heir Minastir.
1,701 Sauron driven from Eriador. First White Council held. Galadriel and Celeborn depart for Belfalas.
1,731 Death of Tar-Telperiën. Tar-Minastir takes the Sceptre.
1,800 Birth of Atanamir; Lond Daer Enedh constructed.
1,869 Tar-Ciryatan takes the Sceptre.
1,873 Death of Tar-Minastir.
1,986 Birth Tar-Ancalimon.
2,029 Tar-Atanamir takes the Sceptre.
2,035 Death of Tar-Ciryatan.
2,136 Birth of Telemmaitë.
2,221 Death of Tar-Atanamir. Tar-Ancalimon takes the Sceptre.
2,251 Elven tongue is forsworn in Númenor by the King's Men. The Nazgûl appear.
2,277 Birth of Vanimeldë.
2,280 Umbar turned into a great fortress of Númenor.
2,286 Birth of Herucalmo.
2,350 Pelargir is built. It becomes the chief haven of the Faithful Númenóreans.
2,386 Death of Tar-Ancalimon. Tar-Telemmaitë takes the Sceptre.
2,406 Birth of Alcarin.
2,516 Birth of Calmacil.
2,526 Death of Tar-Telemmaitë. Tar-Vanimeldë takes the Sceptre.
2,618 Birth of Ardamin.
2,630 Birth of Gimilzagar.
2,637 Death of Tar-Vanimeldë. Herucalmo as Tar-Anducal seizes the Sceptre.
2,657 Death of Tar-Anducal. Tar-Alcarin takes the Sceptre.
2,709 Birth of Adûnakhôr.
2,737 Death of Tar-Alcarin. Ar-Belzagar takes the Sceptre.
2,798 Birth of Zimrathôn. Sauron withdraws from the shores.
2,825 Death of Ar-Belzagar. Ardamin as Ar-Abattârik takes the Sceptre.
2,876 Birth of Sakalthôr.
2,899 Death of Ar-Abattârik. Ar-Adûnakhôr takes the Sceptre.
2,960 Birth of Gimilzôr. Elven tongue abandoned in Númenor.
2,962 Death of Ar-Adûnakhôr. Ar-Zimrathôn takes the Sceptre.
3,033 Death of Ar-Zimrathôn. Ar-Sakalthôr takes the Sceptre.
3,035 Birth of Inziladûn.
3,044 Birth of Gimilkhâd.
3,102 Death of Ar-Sakalthôr. Ar-Gimilzôr takes the Sceptre.
3,117 Birth of Míriel. Elves no longer permitted entrance to Númenor. Elven tongue forbidden in Númenor.
3,118 Birth of Pharazôn.
3,119 Birth of Elendil.
3,175 Repentance of Tar-Palantir (according to the Tale of Years).
3,177 Death of Ar-Gimilzôr. Tar-Palantir takes the Sceptre. Civil War in Númenor. Prophecy of the White Tree given.
3,209 Birth of Isildur.
3,219 Birth of Anárion.
3,243 Death of Gimilkhâd.
3,255 Death of Tar-Palantir. Ar-Pharazôn seizes the Sceptre.
3,261 Ar-Pharazôn lands at the Haven of Umbar.
3,262 Sauron taken to Númenor as a prisoner.
3,299 Birth of Elendur.
3,310 The Great Armament begins construction.
3,316 Amandil sails to Aman.
3,318 Birth of Meneldil.
3,319 Downfall of Númenor. Changing of the World. Deaths of Ar-Pharazôn and Míriel. Sauron flees back to Middle-earth
3,320 Arnor and Gondor founded.
3,339 Birth of Aratan.
3,379 Birth of Ciryon.
3,399 Birth of Cemendur.
3,429 Sauron takes Minas Ithil.
3,430 Last Alliance formed. birth of Valandil.
3,431 Last Alliance marches to Imladris.
3,434 Battle of Dagorlad. Siege of Barad-dûr. Deaths of Amdír and Oropher.
3.440 Death of Anárion.
3,441 Deaths of Ereinion Gil-galad and Elendil. Defeat of Sauron. Isildur takes The One Ring.
Preceded by:
First Age
Second Age
S.A. 1 - 3441
Followed by:
Third Age