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Thorin I

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Thorin (I)
Dwarf
Family
ParentageThráin I
Physical Description
GenderMale

Thorin I (Third Age 2035 – 2289, aged 254 years) was the son of Thráin I and King of Durin's folk for 99 years, from 2190 to 2289. During his grandfather's time the Dwarves of Durin's folk were driven from Khazad-dûm and scattered throughout the northeast of Middle-earth. Though Thorin's father had established the Kingdom of Lonely Mountain, Thorin heard that the remnants Durin's folk were gathering in the Grey Mountains, which was rich and little explored, so he abandoned Erebor for the mountains. It would be over three hundred years before his descendent Thror, would return to Erebor.

Thorin was the grandfather by six generations and the namesake of Thorin II Oakenshield, a hero of The Hobbit.

Genealogy

   Náin I
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  Thráin I
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  THORIN I 
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   Glóin

Preceded by:
Thráin I
King of Durin's Folk
III 2190 – 2289
Followed by:
Glóin
Preceded by:
Thráin I
2nd King under the Mountain
III 2190 – 2210
Followed by:
abandoned for 400 years
until Thrór