J. R. R. Tolkien

Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien Full Name: J. R. R. Tolkien [John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (Ronald)]
Nationality: British

Profession: Writer and Academic
Why Famous: Creator of Middle Earth

Born: January 3, 1892
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa

Died: September 2, 1973 (aged 81)
Cause of Death: An ulcer

Married Life

  • 1916-03-22 British author "The Lord of the Rings", J.R.R. Tolkien marries Edith Mary Bratt at St. Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic Church, Warwick

Historical Events in the Life of J. R. R. Tolkien

  • 1937-09-21 J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' is published by George Allen and Unwin in London
  • 1954-07-29 Publication of "Fellowship of the Ring" 1st volume of "Lord of the Rings" by J. R. R. Tolkien published by George Allen and Unwin in London
  • 1954-11-11 Publication of "Two Towers", 2nd volume of "Lord of the Rings", by J. R. R. Tolkien by George Allen and Unwin in London
  • 1955-10-20 Publication of "The Return of the King", the 3rd and final volume of "The Lord of the Rings" by J. R. R. Tolkien by George Allen and Unwin in London
  • 2017-06-01 “Beren and Lúthien,” compiled and edited by Christopher Tolkien from his father J.R.R. Tolkien's archives is published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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