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Dáin I

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'''Dáin I''' (ruled from [[Third Age]] 2589 – 2589) was a King of [[Durin's folk]], son of [[Náin II]]. Under Dáin I, attacks by [[dragons|dragon]]s on their mines in the [[Grey Mountains]] continued. Dáin I was killed by a cold-drake and the Grey Mountains were abandoned by the Dwarves. He was the last king of all Durin's folk. He was succeeded by his son, [[Thrór]], who returned to [[Erebor]] and later unsuccessfully attempted to reclaim [[Moria]]. He also had a younger son, [[Grór]].
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'''Dáin I''' (ruled for 4 years, from [[Third Age]] 2589 – 2589) was a King of [[Durin's folk]] during the period when they lived in the [[Grey Mountains]]. He had three children, [[Thrór]], [[Frór]], and [[Grór]]. Dáin and his people were troubled by increasing [[dragon]] attacks, and eventually both Dáin and Frór were killed by a [[Cold-drakes|Cold-drake]]. After Dáin's death, Thrór and Grór led the [[Dwarves]] of Durin's folk back to [[Lonely Mountain]].
 
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Dáin I (ruled for 4 years, from Third Age 2589 – 2589) was a King of Durin's folk during the period when they lived in the Grey Mountains. He had three children, Thrór, Frór, and Grór. Dáin and his people were troubled by increasing dragon attacks, and eventually both Dáin and Frór were killed by a Cold-drake. After Dáin's death, Thrór and Grór led the Dwarves of Durin's folk back to Lonely Mountain.

Preceded by:
Náin II
Kings of Durin's folk Followed by:
Thrór