by Daeron-(V)
September 12, 2002

Man > Kings > High Kings > Chieftains > Argonui > Arador > Arathorn II 

    Arador, son of Argonui , was the father of Arathorn II , and the grandfather of Aragorn II .
    He was the fourteenth Chieftain of the Dunadain and was descended from Aranarth, son of Arvedui.
    One year after Arador's son, Arathorn II, was married to Gilraen, Arador was slain by hill-trolls on his way to Rivendell
    Arador was succeeded by his son Arathorn II, who was slain three years after.

Reference: The Return of the King

Arador addendum
by Varda-(Valar)
January 18, 2017

    Arador was Chieftain between 2912 and 2930, a span of 18 years.

    The Return of the King Appendix A (ii) "The Realms in Exile" Northern Line)
    The Return of the King Appendix B's timeline
(RotK version copyright 1994)