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Second Age 3243

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Second Age 3243 (abbreviated to S.A. 3243) is the 3243rd year of the Sun of the Second Age of Middle-earth.

Notable events in this year include:

[edit] Other Versions of the Legendarium

In The Line of Elros, Gimilkhâd's birth occurred in S.A. 3044 and his death in 3243 (indicating an age of 199).[1] In The Silmarillion it is stated that "Gimilkhâd died two years before his two hundredth year"[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Line of Elros: Kings of Númenor", entry XXIII Ar-Gimilzôr
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Akallabêth: The Downfall of Númenor"