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Dates
Murdered by Sméagol in about III 2463
Race
Division
Stoors (or a closely related branch)
Settlements
Beside the Anduin near the Gladden Fields
Pronunciation
'Dair'gol'
Meaning
An anglicisation of the name Nahald, meaning 'secret'

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Déagol

The short-lived discoverer of the One Ring

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A Hobbit of Stoor-kind and a friend of Sméagol (Gollum), Déagol found the One Ring on the bed of the River Anduin while fishing. He was murdered by his friend Sméagol, who stole the Ring.


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