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Title: J' R' R' Tolkien


1
J. R. R. Tolkien
  • His Life and Works

2
Tolkiens Childhood
  • 1892, J. R .R. Tolkien is born on January 3rd, in
    Bloemfontein South Africa.
  • 1895, the Tolkien family moves to England.
  • 1896, Tolkiens father, Arthur Tolkien dies in
    South Africa.

3
Tolkiens Education
  • King Edwards Grammer School,
  • Oxford University,
  • Leeds University,

4
Tolkiens Adulthood
  • 1904, Mother Mable Tolkien dies of diabetes in
  • 1909, Tolkien falls in love with his future wife,
    Edith Bratt.
  • 1916, Tolkien marries Edith and serves in WWI.
  • November, 1916, Tolkien returns to England with
    shell shock.
  • 1917, while recovering Tolkien startys to write
    The Silmarillion.

5
Tolkiens Children
  • 1917, son, John Tolkien is born.
  • 1920, son, Michael Tolkien is born.
  • 1924, son, Christopher Tolkien is born.
  • 1929, daughter, Priscilla Tolkien is born.

6
Books By Tolkien
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy,
  • The Hobbit,
  • The Father Christmas Letters,
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,
  • Leaf by Niggle,
  • Farmer Giles of Ham,
  • The Adventures of Tom Bombidail,

7
More Books by Tolkien
  • Tree and Leaf,
  • Smith Wooten of Major,
  • The Silmarillion,
  • The Road Goes Ever On,
  • Pearl and Sir Orfio,

8
Tolkiens Retirement
  • 1959, Tolkiens Retirement,
  • 1968, the Tolkiens move to Bournemouth.
  • 1971, Edith Tolkien dies at age 82,
  • 1972, Tolkien receives the C. B. E. (Commander of
    the British Empire),
  • September, 1972, Tolkien dies at age 81,
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