Ar-Gimilzôr, King of Númenor, dies
Meaning: The Silver Flame
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: Akallabêth/Last Alliance
He ruled for 75 years and 'was the greatest enemy of the Faithful that had yet arisen.' At the end he had to pass the sceptre on to the son who would reverse all his policies: '...[there was] strife between their sons. For lnziladûn the elder was beloved of his mother and of like mind with her; but Gimilkhâd the younger was his father's son, and him Ar-Gimilzôr would fain have appointed his Heir, had the laws allowed.
Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch III, The Line of Elros: Kings of Numenor