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Timeline of Aragorn

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Third Age





  • 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.




  • Aragorn defeats the Corsairs while in the service of Ecthelion. Aragorn meets Arwen in Lothlorien and they become betrothed on Midsummer's Eve.


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


  • Spring: Death of Aragorn's mother Gilraen.


  • Aragorn renews his hunt for Gollum.



  • January 11, 12: Blizzard on Caradhras.
  • January 13: The Fellowship enters Moria against Aragorn's advice.
  • January 15: Gandalf falls facing the Balrog; Aragorn leads the Fellowship out of Moria to the edge of Lothlorien.
  • January 17: The Fellowship are greeted by Galadriel and Celeborn.
  • February 16: The Fellowship leaves Lothlorien; Aragorn receives the Aragorn II.
  • February 25: The Fellowship passes the Argonath.
  • February 26: The Breaking of the Fellowship. Aragorn decides to follow the Uruk-hai who captured Merry and Pippin.
  • February 30: The Three Hunters meet Éomer and then travel to the edge of Fangorn.
  • March 1: The Three Hunters are reunited with Gandalf and set out for Meduseld.
  • March 2: Gandalf and the Three Hunters arrive at Meduseld.
  • March 3: The Rohirrim retreat to Helm's Deep and the Battle of the Hornburg begins.
  • March 4: Aragorn rides out at dawn with King Théoden. The Huorns of Fangorn and Gandalf arrive and the battle is won.
  • March 5: The Three Hunters are reunited with Merry and Pippin at Isengard. Aragorn takes possession of the palantir of Orthanc.
  • 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.
  • March 7: The Grey Company arrives at Dunharrow. Aragorn takes leave of Éowyn.
  • March 8: The Grey Company takes the Paths of the Dead. At midnight, Aragorn summons the Oathbreakers at the Stone of Erech.
  • March 9: Aragorn sets out from Erech and comes to Calembel.
  • March 10: Aragorn, leading the Dead Men and the Grey Company, crosses the river Ringló.
  • March 11: Aragorn reaches Linhir and crosses into Lebennin.
  • March 12: Aragorn drives the enemy towards Pelargir.
  • March 13: The Grey Company reaches Pelargir with the army of the Dead and they capture the Corsairs' fleet.
  • March 14: Aragorn sails towards Minas Tirith
  • March 15: Aragorn sails north and arrives at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields. After the battle he heals Faramir, Éowyn and Merry.
  • March 16: The Captains of the West decide to march to the Black Gate.
  • March 18: Aragorn leads the army of the West out of Minas Tirith.
  • March 23: Aragorn sends those too frightened to proceed to retake Cair Andros.
  • March 25: Aragorn commands the army of the West in the Battle of the Morannon. The Ring is destroyed and Sauron is defeated.
  • May 1: Aragorn is crowned King.
  • June 25: Aragorn finds the sapling of the White Tree.
  • Midsummer's Eve: Arwen arrives in Minas Tirith. Aragorn receives the Sceptre of Annúminas signifying the Kingship of Arnor from Elrond.
  • Midsummer's Day: Wedding of Aragorn and Arwen.
  • August 22: Aragorn bids farewell to the other members of the Fellowship.

Fourth Age


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



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


  • King Elessar adds the Westmarch to the Shire.


  • Death of King Elessar. He is succeeded by his son Eldarion.

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