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Fundin

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Fundin
Dwarf
Family
ParentageFarin
Physical Description
GenderMale

Fundin (Third Age 2662 – 2799, aged 137) was a Dwarf of the royal line of Durin's folk, the great-grandson of King Náin II. He was the son of Farin and the older brother of Gróin.

He was most likely born in Lonely Mountain and went into exile with his house after the attack by the dragon Smaug. He fathered two sons, Balin and Dwalin, both of which were members of Thorin and Company and involved with the regaining of Lonely Mountain. Fundin was killed beneath the East-gate of Moria in the Battle of Azanulbizar, the final conflict of the War of the Dwarves and Orcs. He was part of the first attack wave that took heavy losses and was forced to retreat to a wood by lake Mirrormere. He was a battle in the wood that including his distant cousins Thorin Oakenshield, Frerin, and King Thráin II.

Genealogy

             Farin
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     FUNDIN          Gróin
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 Balin  Dwalin    Óin    Glóin