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Náin I

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The name Náin refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Náin (disambiguation).
Náin (I)
ParentageDurin VI
Physical Description

Náin I (Third Age 1832 – 1981, lived 149 years) was the son of Durin VI and King of Durin's folk. He ruled for only 1 year, between 1980 and 1981. During Náin's time the Dwarves of Durin's folk lived in Khazad-dûm, but had awoken a Balrog. The Balrog slew Náin's father and shortly thereafter slew Náin himself. Under his son Thráin's direction, Durin's folk fled their ancestral home for safety in Lonely Mountain and the Grey Mountains.


  Durin VI
  Thráin I
Preceded by:
Durin VI
King of Durin's Folk
T.A. 19801981
Followed by:
Thráin I
King of Khazad-dûm
1980 – 1981
Balin, 1,000 years later