Born in 2665 of the Third Age, Nain was the son of Gror. Nain lived in the Iron Hills and had a son named Dain II Ironfoot. In 2799 of the Third Age, the Battle of Azanulbizar broke out between the forces of Dwarves and Orcs. Nain challenges the Orc-leader Azog the Great. Azog broke Nain's neck and he was killed. Dain II Ironfoot avenged his father's death by killing Azog.
The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A: "Durin's Folk," pages 355-356, 361
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