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The first King, Elros Tar-Minyatur, took the throne in II 32
The last, Ar-Pharazôn, was lost in II 3319
Other names
Title of
Twenty-two rulers of Númenor from Elros Tar-Minyatur to Ar-Pharazôn
(There were also three Ruling Queens)


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The rare High-elven form of the title much more usually seen as 'King of Númenor'. In fact, it occurs in only one recorded instance, in a letter from Gil-galad to Tar-Meneldur the fifth King.

For a complete list of the rulers of Númenor, see the entry for King of Númenor

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