He succeeded his father Tarondor as king in TA 1798. His reign was largely uneventful save for problems with the Corsairs of Umbar. The long descendents of the defeated king Castamir the Usurper; the Corsairs raided the coasts and terrorized shipping in the area. Resolved to end the troubles, Telumehtar assembled a large force in TA 1810 and recaptured by surprise their base in Umbar
After this event he took the title Umbardacil ("victor over Umbar").
Telumehtar ruled for fifty-two years and was succeeded by his son Narmacil II in TA 1850.
|Kings of Gondor|
Elendil | Isildur | Meneldil | Cemendur | Eärendil | Anardil | Ostoher | Rómendacil I | Turambar | Atanatar I | Siriondil | Tarannon Falastur | Eärnil I | Ciryandil | Hyarmendacil I | Atanatar II Alcarin | Narmacil I | Calmacil | Rómendacil II | Valacar | Eldacar | Castamir the Usurper | Eldacar (restored) | Aldamir | Hyarmendacil II | Minardil | Telemnar | Tarondor | Telumehtar Umbardacil | Narmacil II | Calimehtar | Ondoher | Eärnil II | Eärnur | Aragorn II Elessar | Eldarion
- Telumehtar at Tolkien Gateway