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Durin's folk

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Durin's folk were by right the inhabitants of Khazad-dûm, also called the ''Longbeards''. Their first King was [[Durin]] the Deathless.
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Durin's folk were by right the inhabitants of Khazad-dûm, also called the ''Longbeards''. Their first King was [[Durin I|Durin]] the Deathless.
  
 
The Dwarves of Durin's folk were ruled by six kings named Durin, all fathers and sons, until Durin VI, who was killed by ''[[Durin's Bane]]'' in 1980 of the [[Third Age]]. After him Durin did not return to his people for many years, until in the [[Fourth Age]] a Durin VII appeared, son of Thorin III, grandson of Dáin II Ironfoot, and descendant in direct line from Durin the Deathless. Durin VII was known as Durin the Last.
 
The Dwarves of Durin's folk were ruled by six kings named Durin, all fathers and sons, until Durin VI, who was killed by ''[[Durin's Bane]]'' in 1980 of the [[Third Age]]. After him Durin did not return to his people for many years, until in the [[Fourth Age]] a Durin VII appeared, son of Thorin III, grandson of Dáin II Ironfoot, and descendant in direct line from Durin the Deathless. Durin VII was known as Durin the Last.
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*[[Thorin I]] son of Thráin I. He left Erebor for the [[Ered Mithrin]]
 
*[[Thorin I]] son of Thráin I. He left Erebor for the [[Ered Mithrin]]
 
*[[Glóin]] son of Thorin I
 
*[[Glóin]] son of Thorin I
*[[Óin]] son of Glóin
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*[[Óin King of Durin’s Folk|Óin]] son of Glóin
 
*[[Náin II]] son of Óin
 
*[[Náin II]] son of Óin
 
*[[Dáin I]] son of Náin II. Last King of all of Durin's folk, he was killed by a [[Dragons|cold-drake]] in 2589 T.A.
 
*[[Dáin I]] son of Náin II. Last King of all of Durin's folk, he was killed by a [[Dragons|cold-drake]] in 2589 T.A.
*[[Thrór]] son of Dáin I. Returned to Erebor as ''King in Exile'', and tried to reclaim Moria. Was killed by [[Azog]] the Orc in 2790 T.A. (Start of the [[War of Dwarves and Orcs]])
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*[[Thrór]] son of Dáin I. Returned to Erebor as ''King in Exile'', and tried to reclaim Moria. Was killed by [[Azog]] the Orc in 2790 T.A. (Start of the [[War of the Dwarves and Orcs]])
 
*[[Thráin II]] son of Thrór. Lived in or near [[Belegost]] in the [[Ered Luin]]. He died in the dungeons of [[Dol Guldur]] in 2850 T.A., and was the last holder of the Last Ring of the Dwarves.
 
*[[Thráin II]] son of Thrór. Lived in or near [[Belegost]] in the [[Ered Luin]]. He died in the dungeons of [[Dol Guldur]] in 2850 T.A., and was the last holder of the Last Ring of the Dwarves.
 
*[[Thorin Oakenshield]] son of Thrain II. He refounded Erebor, but was killed in the [[Battle of Five Armies]] in 2941 T.A.
 
*[[Thorin Oakenshield]] son of Thrain II. He refounded Erebor, but was killed in the [[Battle of Five Armies]] in 2941 T.A.
  
 
After Thorin's death the line passed to his great-nephew [[Dáin II Ironfoot]] (son of [[Grór]], younger brother of Thráin II), who was killed in the [[War of the Ring]] in 3019 T.A. Dáin's son [[Thorin III Stonehelm]] had a son, [[Durin VII]] the Last, who refounded Khazad-dûm.
 
After Thorin's death the line passed to his great-nephew [[Dáin II Ironfoot]] (son of [[Grór]], younger brother of Thráin II), who was killed in the [[War of the Ring]] in 3019 T.A. Dáin's son [[Thorin III Stonehelm]] had a son, [[Durin VII]] the Last, who refounded Khazad-dûm.

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Durin's folk were by right the inhabitants of Khazad-dûm, also called the Longbeards. Their first King was Durin the Deathless.

The Dwarves of Durin's folk were ruled by six kings named Durin, all fathers and sons, until Durin VI, who was killed by Durin's Bane in 1980 of the Third Age. After him Durin did not return to his people for many years, until in the Fourth Age a Durin VII appeared, son of Thorin III, grandson of Dáin II Ironfoot, and descendant in direct line from Durin the Deathless. Durin VII was known as Durin the Last.

Line of Durin's folk

After Thorin's death the line passed to his great-nephew Dáin II Ironfoot (son of Grór, younger brother of Thráin II), who was killed in the War of the Ring in 3019 T.A. Dáin's son Thorin III Stonehelm had a son, Durin VII the Last, who refounded Khazad-dûm.