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Gil-galad, King of the Noldor, slain by Sauron in the Last Combat on Orodruin

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: Akallabêth/Last Alliance

Year: 3441

Description:

An event in theWar of the Last Alliance; see thatr entry for an overview:
But at the last the siege was so strait that Sauron himself came forth; and he wrestled with Gil-galad and Elendil, and they both were slain....

The Silmarillion, Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age

[Said Elrond,] 'I beheld the last combat on the slopes of Orodruin, where Gil-galad died....'

The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 2, Ch 2, The Council of Elrond

The Ring misseth, maybe, the heat of Sauron's hand, which was black and yet burned like fire, and so Gil-galad was destroyed....

From the Scroll of Isildur
The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 2, Ch 2, The Council of Elrond

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 2Jul06

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