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In both the North- and South-kingdoms of the Dúnedain, there had been no king for many centuries. At the time of Aragorn's coronation, there had been no King of Gondor for 969 years and Arthedain, the last remnant of Arnor had been destroyed 1045 years prior. The last King to rule both realms jointly had been Aragorn's distant ancestor Isildur, though his Kingship was cut short at the Disaster of the Gladden Fields before he could truly take up the rule of his twin realms.