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Dior (Steward of Gondor)

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This article is about the Steward of Gondor. For the the son of Beren and Lúthien, see Dior Eluchíl.
Dior
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesRuling Steward
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
BirthT.A. 2328
RuleT.A. 2412 - 2435 (23 years)
DeathT.A. 2435 (aged 107)
Family
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentageBarahir
SiblingsRían
ChildrenNone
Physical Description
GenderMale

Dior (Third Age 2328[1]2435,[2] aged 107 years) was the ninth Ruling Steward of Gondor.

History

Dior was named after the son Beren and Lúthien of the First Age. He was the last Ruling Steward during the period of the Watchful Peace.[3]

Dior, having had no children, was succeeded by his sister Rían's son Denethor I.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 204
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
Dior
House of Húrin
Born: T.A. 2328 Died: T.A. 2435
Preceded by:
Barahir
9th Ruling Steward of Gondor
T.A. 2412 - 2435
Followed by:
Denethor I
Ruling Stewards of Gondor
Mardil Voronwë · Eradan · Herion · Belegorn · Húrin I · Túrin I · Hador · Barahir · Dior · Denethor I · Boromir · Cirion · Hallas · Húrin II · Belecthor I · Orodreth · Ecthelion I · Egalmoth · Beren · Beregond · Belecthor II · Thorondir · Túrin II · Turgon · Ecthelion II · Denethor II · Faramir