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'''[[Aragorn II]]''' ([[Third Age]] March 1, 2931 – [[Fourth Age]] 120, aged 210 years<sup>[[Aragorn II#Notes|1]]</sup>) was the son of [[Arathorn II]] and [[Gilraen]]. He was was a [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]] and a direct descendant through many generations of [[Isildur]], the last [[High King]] of both [[Arnor]] and [[Gondor]]. Aragorn would become the greatest man of his time, leading the [[Men of the West]] against [[Sauron]]'s forces, helping to destroy the [[One Ring]], and reuniting the [[Reunited Kingdom|Kingdoms of Arnor and Gondor]]. Aragorn was named after his ancestor, [[Aragorn I]].
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The '''[[Witch-king of Angmar]]''' (before [[Second Age]] 2200 - [[March 15]], [[Third Age 3019]]) was the chief of the [[Nazgûl]], King of [[Angmar]], and [[Sauron]]’s great captain in his wars. A wraith, the Witch-king of Angmar was nearly indestructible, a terrible warrior, and a cunning strategist. As predicted by [[Glorfindel]] he fell by the hand of a woman, [[Éowyn]], in the [[Battle of the Pelennor Fields]] and his death marked the beginning of Sauron's downfall.
 
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The Witch-king of Angmar (before Second Age 2200 - March 15, Third Age 3019) was the chief of the Nazgûl, King of Angmar, and Sauron’s great captain in his wars. A wraith, the Witch-king of Angmar was nearly indestructible, a terrible warrior, and a cunning strategist. As predicted by Glorfindel he fell by the hand of a woman, Éowyn, in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields and his death marked the beginning of Sauron's downfall.

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