He attacked Mordor and brought Sauron back as a hostage to his kingdom, but Sauron was able to corrupt Ar-Pharazôn and convinced him to attack Valinor. In retribution, the Valar sank Númenor beneath the ocean.
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Ar-Pharazôn was married to his cousin, Míriel, who was the daughter of King Tar-Palantir, whom Ar-Pharazôn succeeded when he took the throne from his wife. His father was Gimilkhâd, Tar-Palantir's younger brother.