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Dates
Born in Valinor during the Years of the Trees, slain I 510
Race
Division
House
Pronunciation
too'rgon
Meaning
Unknown, but something close to 'lordly commander' seems likely
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  • Updated 30 January 1998
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Turgon

King of the Hidden City of Gondolin

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The second son of Fingolfin and younger brother to Fingon, Turgon ruled in Nevrast until Ulmo led him to the hidden valley of Tumladen, where he founded and ruled the city of Gondolin.


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