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Tarondor (King of Gondor)

This article is about the King of Gondor. For the King of Arnor, see Tarondor (King of Arnor).
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Tarondor
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Gondor
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
BirthT.A. 1577
RuleT.A. 1636 - 1798
DeathT.A. 1798 (aged 221)
Family
HouseHouse of Anárion
ParentageMinastan
ChildrenTelumehtar
Physical Description
GenderMale
Tarondor (T.A. 1577[1] - 1798,[2] aged 221 years) was the twenty-seventh King of Gondor.

[edit] History

Tarondor became the King of Gondor when his uncle Telemnar and all of his children died in the year of the Great Plague, in T.A. 1636.[2] During the plague most of the people of Osgiliath fled the city for the western dales or the woods of Ithilien, and Tarondor permanently relocated the king's house to Minas Anor. There he planted a seedling of the White Tree in the citadel, and undertook the task of reordering the realm and nursing its strength. Due to the depopulation of Gondor the watch on Mordor ceased.[3]

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
Minardil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telemnar
 
Minastan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TARONDOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telumehtar


[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
  2. 2.0 2.1 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 A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"
Tarondor
House of Anárion
Born: T.A. 1577 Died: T.A. 1798
Preceded by:
Telemnar
27th King of Gondor
T.A. 1636 - 1798
Followed by:
Telumehtar