Ar-Pharazôn, King of Númenor, dies in the Assault on Valinor (estimated date)
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: Akallabêth/Last Alliance
Date: May 9, 3319
An event in the Assault on Valinor; see that entry for an overview:
Ar-Pharazôn assails Valinor. Downfall of Númenor. ...
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Second Age
And all the fleets of the Númenóreans were drawn down into the abyss, and they were drowned and swallowed up for ever. But Ar-Pharazôn the King and the mortal warriors that had set foot upon the land of Aman were buried under falling hills: there it is said that they lie imprisoned in the Caves of the Forgotten, until the Last Battle and the Day of Doom.
The Silmarillion, Akallabêth
[Note: the year is canon, but the date is an estimate, set to follow the estimated date of the sailing of the Great Armament by thirty-nine days.]
Elena Tiriel 22Jan05