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III 2542 - III 2790 (lived 248 years)
King of Durin's Folk from III 2589 (ruled 201 years)
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Some sources suggest a connection with Old Norse þrór, meaning 'thrive'
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Thrór

The refounding King under the Mountain

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Kings of Durin's Folk

The eldest son of Dáin I, and King of Durin's Folk after him. He returned the Kingship to Erebor, and was King under the Mountain when the Lonely Mountain was invaded by Smaug. He died years later in Moria, at the hands of Azog the Goblin.


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