J.R.R. Tolkien

  • Born: (Bloemfontein, Orange Free State) (South Africa)
  • Died: (Bournemouth, Dorset, England)

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE FRSL (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.


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