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Thorin is a 'real' dwarf-name from the Völuspá, perhaps related to the god Thor, apparently deriving from Old Norse for 'daring'
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Thorin II Oakenshield

The King who reclaimed Erebor from Smaug

Thráin II
Thorin II
Oakenshield

Frerin
Dís

Kings of Durin's Folk

Thorin's Company

The King of Durin's Folk who led his people to reclaim Erebor from Smaug; slain in the Battle of Five Armies.


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  • Updated 23 January 1999
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