Elf of the Teleri who was born in the Years of the Trees to Lenwe. In 1105 of the Years of the Trees, Denethor and Lenwe took part in the Great Journey West under the command of Olwe. In 1115 of the years of the Trees, Denethor and Lenwe decided, instead of going to the Undying Lands, to settle along the River Anduin. They had several followers, and the group became known as the Nandor. Denethor led several Nandor to settle in Eriador. Morgoth sent orcs to attack the Nandor, and Denethor fled north to Beleriand, where Thingol dwelt. In 1497, Morgoth attacked Beleriand. Denethor raised an army, but they were all killed at Amon Ereb.