Category:J. R. R. Tolkien

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J. R. R. Tolkien 
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British philologist and author, creator of classic fantasy works
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Date of birth 3 January 1892
Bloemfontein (Orange Free State)
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Date of death 2 September 1973
Bournemouth (United Kingdom, England)
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • University of Oxford (October 1911, English, English literature, 1915)
  • Exeter College (1915, English)
  • King Edward's School
  • St. Philip's School
Occupation
  • linguist
  • poet
  • university teacher
  • philologist
  • novelist
  • children's writer
  • translator
  • literary critic
  • essayist
  • screenwriter
  • writer
  • military officer (Lancashire Fusiliers, 16 July 1915, second lieutenant)
  • author
  • prosaist
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Employer
  • University of Oxford (1959, 1925)
  • University of Leeds (1920, reader, 1925)
  • The Oxford English Dictionary (May 1920, January 1919)
Member of
  • Royal Society of Literature
Position held
  • Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon (William Craigie, 1925, Charles Leslie Wrenn, 1945)
Movement
  • Inklings
Native language
  • English
Mother
  • Mabel Suffield
Sibling
  • Hilary Arthur Reuel Tolkien
Child
  • Christopher Tolkien
  • John Francis Reuel Tolkien
  • Priscilla Mary Anne Reuel Tolkien
Spouse
Notable work
  • Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics
  • Roverandom
  • The Adventures of Tom Bombadil
  • The Hobbit
  • The Lord of the Rings
  • The Silmarillion
  • Tree and Leaf
Award received
  • Commander of the Order of the British Empire (28 March 1972)
  • Prometheus Award - Hall of Fame (The Lord of the Rings, 2009)
  • Prometheus Award (The Lord of the Rings, 2009)
  • Nebula Award for Best Script (The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Philippa Boyens, Fran Walsh, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson, 2003)
  • Nebula Award for Best Script (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Philippa Boyens, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, 2004)
  • Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (The Silmarillion, 1978)
  • Nebula Award for Best Script (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, 2003)
  • Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Fran Walsh, Bob Weinstein, Peter Jackson, Harvey Weinstein, Philippa Boyens, Barrie M. Osborne, 2002)
  • Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form) (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens, 2004)
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English: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE (* 3 January 1892 – † 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion.
Español: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE (n. 3 de enero de 1892 – m. 2 de septiembre de 1973) fue un escritor, poeta, filólogo y profesor universitario británico, conocido principalmente por ser el autor de las novelas clásicas de la alta fantasía El hobbit, El Señor de los Anillos y El Silmarillion.

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