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Dates
The first King, Finwë, dated back to the earliest days of the Elves; the last, Gil-galad, was slain in II 3441
Race
Division
Family
The descendants of Finwë
Settlements
In Aman, the city of Tirion and the stronghold of Formenos; in Middle-earth, Barad Eithel, Gondolin and later Lindon
Pronunciation
Noldor is pronounced 'no'ldorr'
Meaning
Noldor means 'those with knowledge'
Title of
Finwë and five of his descendants
Other names

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King of the Noldor

Title taken by the Lords of the Deep Elves

An equivalent title to 'High King of the Noldor', but somewhat less common. It was originally borne by Finwë, and passed down through his descendants to Gil-galad.


For a detailed list and genealogical chart of the Kings of the Noldor, see the entry for High King of the Noldor.


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  • Updated 26 March 2018
  • Updates planned: 1

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