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Ereinion Gil-galad was a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. An Elf, Gil-galad was named High King of the Noldor in Beleriand after the fall of the city of Gondolin and the death of his uncle Turgon. During the Second Age, Gil-galad's realm was in Lindon, and he enjoyed the friendship of the human kingdom of Númenor while it was still faithful, and was an ally of the Númenórean kingdoms in exile (Gondor and Arnor). He formed the Last Alliance against the evil Sauron with his friend Elendil, High King of the men of Dúnedain in exile; he was slain, along with Elendil, in battle with Sauron at the end of the Second Age.

His spear was named Aeglos.

In the published Silmarillion, Gil-galad was the son of Fingon, but Christopher Tolkien now says it was a mistake, and his father was more likely to have been intended to be Orodreth.