Eramus the Conqueror
Eramus the Conqueror was the high lord of Lakesheer, the stronghold that would become the Imperial City, and went on to become the first Emperor during at the beginning of the Fourth Age. Eramus spent his entire life engaged in the conquest of the Southern Kingdoms, using a combination of diplomacy and warfare. He was noted as a skilled commander more than a brilliant politician, relying on trusted advisers to navigate political situations.
He was succeeded by his son, Andrecus.