40 Little-Known Facts About Aragorn from Lord of the Rings
Aragorn Spent 33 Years Wandering Middle Earth
As mentioned, Aragorn was raised by Elrond as a child. During the early part of his adult life, though, Aragorn transformed into the ranger we meet in Lord of the Rings. For 33 years, he wandered through Middle Earth, learning the land and its people.
Although Aragorn was reluctant to assume the throne, his tour through Middle Earth was likely great preparation for the job. By traveling the way he did, Aragorn got a chance to meet and live among the people he would rule. He knows Middle Earth well and understands its customs and people. That’s why he’s the perfect ruler.