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II 32091 - III 2 (234 years)
King of both Arnor and Gondor from II 3441 (the last year of the Second Age)
'Devoted to the Moon'


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Elendil’s mighty son and heir

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High Kings of the Dúnedain in Middle-earth

Kings of Arnor

Kings of Gondor

Eldest son and heir of Elendil, who cut the One Ring from the hand of Sauron after the Siege of Barad-dûr. He was lost with his company and three eldest sons at the Disaster of the Gladden Fields early in the Third Age.



The date of Isildur's birth appears only in The History of Middle-earth volume XII, The Peoples of Middle-earth. It cannot therefore be considered completely reliable.

See also...

Accursed Years, Amlaith of Fornost, Anárion, Angmar, Aragost, Arahad I, Arahad II, Arantar, Aratan, Arathorn II, Aravir, Argonath, Arnor, Atarinya, Black Master, [See the full list...]

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