Húrin of Emyn Arnen was the first known Steward to the King of Gondor and an ancestor of the Ruling Stewards of Gondor.
Húrin of Emyn Arnen is the earliest of Gondor's Stewards to be recorded in history. He served under King Minardil, not much is known about his life but it is assured that his actions had a tremendous effect on the future history of Middle-earth. He was a Man of noble Númenórean heritage, the originator of the House of Húrin from where Minardil's heirs came by tradition to select their own Stewards. He probably died in the Great Plague of 1636.
|Steward to the King of Gondor|
Mid Third Age ? - Mid Third Age ?
|Stewards to the King of Gondor|
- The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion", "The Stewards"
- Unfinished Tales: Cirion and Eorl pg. 309