J. R. R. Tolkien

Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien

Full Name: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (Ronald)
Profession: Writer and Academic

Nationality:
United Kingdom
British

Why Famous: Creator of Middle Earth

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

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

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

Quotes by J. R. R. Tolkien

  • "The significance of a myth is not easily to be pinned on paper by analytical reasoning."

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