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'''Durin IV''' (late [[Second Age]] through the early [[Third Age]]) was a King of [[Durin's folk]] who ruled the great [[Dwarves|Dwarven]] city of [[Khazad-dûm]], and the 4 King to have the name Durin. Like his father he bore a [[Ring of Thrór|Ring of Power]]. He was succeeded at some later time by an [[Durin V]].
 
'''Durin IV''' (late [[Second Age]] through the early [[Third Age]]) was a King of [[Durin's folk]] who ruled the great [[Dwarves|Dwarven]] city of [[Khazad-dûm]], and the 4 King to have the name Durin. Like his father he bore a [[Ring of Thrór|Ring of Power]]. He was succeeded at some later time by an [[Durin V]].
 
'''Durin''' also lead a host of Dwarves to help the [[Elves]] and [[Men]] in the [[War of the Last Alliance]], which he survived.
 
'''Durin''' also lead a host of Dwarves to help the [[Elves]] and [[Men]] in the [[War of the Last Alliance]], which he survived.

Revision as of 15:47, 2 June 2010

The name Durin refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Durin (disambiguation).

Durin IV (late Second Age through the early Third Age) was a King of Durin's folk who ruled the great Dwarven city of Khazad-dûm, and the 4 King to have the name Durin. Like his father he bore a Ring of Power. He was succeeded at some later time by an Durin V. Durin also lead a host of Dwarves to help the Elves and Men in the War of the Last Alliance, which he survived.

Like all Durins after Durin I he was given the name of the first of the Seven Fathers of the Dwarves because he greatly resembled him in both appearance and manner. Indeed it was believed among the Dwarves that he was the reincarnation of Durin I, though whether this is possible is unclear.

Preceded by:
Durin III at some earlier time
Kings of Durin's Folk Followed by:
Durin V at some later time
Preceded by:
Durin III at some earlier time
Kings of Khazad-dûm Followed by:
Durin V at some later time