Barahir was the eighth Ruling Steward of Gondor.
Born in TA 2290, Barahir was the son of Hador. Following the death of his father, Hador, in TA 2395 Barahir became the eighth Ruling Steward of Gondor, and the eighth steward to rule during the era known as the Watchful Peace. The realm during this time was relatively free of any troubles. Barahir ruled Gondor for seventeen years until his death in TA 2412 at the age of 122 years old, and was succeeded by his son Dior.
|Ruling Stewards of Gondor|
Mardil Voronwë | Eradan | Herion | Belegorn | Húrin I | Túrin I | Hador | Barahir | Dior | Denethor I | Boromir | Cirion | Hallas | Húrin II | Belecthor I | Orodreth | Ecthelion I | Egalmoth | Beren | Beregond | Belecthor II | Thorondir | Túrin II | Turgon | Ecthelion II | Denethor II
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 The History of Middle-earth, Vol. 12: The Peoples of Middle-earth, VII: "The Heirs of Elendil"
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A: Annals of the Kings and Rulers, I: The Númenórean Kings, (iv): "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"
- ↑ The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B: The Tale of Years (Chronology of the Westlands), "The Third Age"