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Tar-Amandil of Númenor born

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 2nd Age - Pre-Rings

Year: 0192


Tar-Amandil, 3rd King of Númenor, son of Vardamir Nólimon, deemed 2nd King of Númenor, is born:
Tar-Amandil... was the son of Vardamir Nólimon, and he was born in the year 192. He ruled for 148 years,1 and surrendered the sceptre in 590; he died in 603.

Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch 3, The Line of Elros, Kings of Númenor

1Since Tar-Amandil's father Vardamir is counted as the second king, he is deemed to have ruled for one year despite passing the sceptre directly to his son:

The figure of 148 (rather than 147) must represent the years of Tar-Amandil's actual rule, and not take the notional year of Vardamir's reign into account.

Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch 3, The Line of Elros, Kings of Númenor: Notes, Note 3

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