Location(s): Númenor; Gondor
Type/Kind: 2nd age Numenoreans
Title(s): Lord of Minas Anor
Dates: - II 3440
"Younger son of Elendil, who with his father and his brother Isildur escaped from the Drowning of Númenor and founded in Middle-earth the Númenórean realms in exile; lord of Minas Anor; slain the the siege of Barad-dûr."
The Silmarillion, index
"...Anárion held Osgiliath against the Enemy, and for that time drove him back to the mountains; but Sauron gathered his strength again, and Anárion knew that unless help should come his kingdom would not long stand."
The Silmarillion, Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age
"...the helm of Anárion was crushed by the stone-cast from Barad-dûr that slew him."
Appendix A, Eriador, Arnor, and the heirs of Isildur
"It is stated in unpublished annals that Meneldil was the fourth child of Anárion , that he was born in the year 3318 of the Second Age, and that he was the last man to be born in Númenor."
Unfinished Tales, Disaster of the Gladden Fields