King of Númenor
The King of Númenor was the title of twenty-two rulers of Númenor (there were also three Ruling Queens). Beginning with Elros Tar-Minyatur in S.A. 32, the line of kings lasted for 3,287 years, until Ar-Pharazôn brought about the Downfall of Númenor.
|The Line of Kings of Númenor|
|1.||Elros Tar-Minyatur||32 – 442||A lord of the Edain and founder of the Kingdom of Númenor.|
|2.||Tar-Vardamir||442||Better known as Vardamir Nólimon. His rule was only titular.|
|3.||Tar-Amandil||442 – 590|
|4.||Tar-Elendil||590 – 740||During his reign Númenóreans first sailed back to Middle-earth.|
|5.||Tar-Meneldur||740 – 883||Established the first Númenórean havens in Middle-earth.|
|6.||Tar-Aldarion||883 – 1075||Founded the Guild of Venturers|
|7.||Tar-Ancalimë||1075 – 1280||1st Ruling Queen.|
|8.||Tar-Anárion||1280 – 1394|
|9.||Tar-Súrion||1394 – 1556|
|10.||Tar-Telperiën||1556 – 1731||2nd Ruling Queen.|
|11.||Tar-Minastir||1731 – 1869||With High King Gil-galad defeats Sauron and ends the War of the Elves and Sauron.|
|12.||Tar-Ciryatan||1869 – 2029||Númenóreans begin military occupation of other lands.|
|13.||Tar-Atanamir||2029 – 2221||First king to speak against the Ban of the Valar.|
|14.||Tar-Ancalimon||2221 – 2386||Establishment of the King's Men and the Faithful.|
|15.||Tar-Telemmaitë||2386 – 2526|
|16.||Tar-Vanimeldë||2526 – 2637||3rd Ruling Queen. Disinterested, she allows her husband to rule the kingdom for her.|
|–||Tar-Anducal||2637 – 2657||Illegally claimed Kingship of Númenor. After his death he was removed from the Line of Kings.|
|17.||Tar-Alcarin||2657 – 2737|
|18.||Ar-Belzagar||2737 – 2825||First king to adopt an Adûnaic name.|
|19.||Ar-Abattârik||2825 – 2899|
|20.||Ar-Adûnakhôr||2899 – 2962||He banned the speaking of Quenya. Elves from Tol Eressëa now only visited in secret.|
|21.||Ar-Zimrathôn||2962 – 3033|
|22.||Ar-Sakalthôr||3033 – 3102|
|23.||Ar-Gimilzôr||3102 – 3177||Openly persecuted the Faithful.|
|24.||Tar-Palantir||3177 – 3255||Attempted to bring back the old traditions of Númenor.|
|25.||Ar-Pharazôn||3255 – 3319|| Usurped the Sceptre. Defeated and captured Sauron who later corrupted him.|
Led the Great Armament fleet to break the Ban of the Valar, causing the Downfall of Númenor.
For the family tree of the rulers of Númenor and their relations, see the House of Elros.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Line of Elros: Kings of Númenor"