A Maia, one of the Istari (Wizards); see Mithrandir, Gandalf, and cf. The Two Towers IV 5: 'OlÃ³rin I was in my youth in the West that is forgotten'. 25-6
Gandalf's name in Valinor.
Gandalf as he was in his youth.
A Maia of the people of ManwÃ« and Varda, OlÃ³rin was said to be one of the wisest of his order. He came to Middle-earth in the Third Age in the guise better known as Gandalf.