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Is Gandalf an elf?

As others have said, Gandalf is not an Elf, nor was he ever one in various drafts/earlier phases (Gandalf was arguably merely a Man in the process of writing The Hobbit, and Tolkien invented the ...
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Is Gandalf an elf?

@Avner Shahar-Kashtan's answer is good as far as it goes, but it misses, I think, the key point in the Canon. In the appendices to LotR, JRRT writes about the Istari (the wizards): When maybe a ...
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