The Fourth Age

The Age of Men

8 Death of Hamfast 'Gaffer' Gamgee.
13 Death of Paladin Took II. Peregrin (Pippin) Took becomes Thain of the Shire.
34 Likely date of the death of Imrahil of Dol Amroth.
41 Buckland and the Westmarch are officially incorporated into the Shire.
61 After the death of his wife Rosie, Samwise Gamgee departs over the Sea.
63 Death of King Éomer of Rohan. He is succeeded by his son Elfwine.
64 Meriadoc Brandybuck and Peregrin Took depart the Shire and travel into the south.
82 Death of Faramir, Steward to Aragorn.
91 Apparent date of death of Dwalin, at the extraordinary age of 340.
120 Death of King Aragorn II Elessar of Gondor. He is succeeded by his son Eldarion. Departure of Legolas and Gimli.
121 Death of Arwen Evenstar in Lórien.
172 A copy of the Red Book of Westmarch is completed in Gondor by Findegil.