Obituary of J. R. R. Tolkien

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J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (born January 3, 1892 in Bloemfontein, South Africa) was a writer, poet, and academic who was best known for his works “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings.” J. R. R. died on September 2, 1973 and his death was because of a stomach ulcer and a chest infection. He died at age 81.

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J. R. R. Tolkien Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Tolkien, J. R. R.
    • Common Name: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa
    • Birth Date: January 03, 1892
    • Age: 81 (at death)
    • Also Known As: John Tolkien
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Catholic
    • Net Worth: $50 million
    • Nationality: British
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Gray (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    J. R. R.'s Family Tree

    • Birth Name: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
    • Father: Arthur Tolkien
    • Mother: Mabel Tolkien
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Edith Tolkien (married 1916-1971, her death)
    • Son(s):
      • Christopher Tolkien (21 November 1924-16 January 2020)
      • Michael Tolkien
      • John Francis Reuel Tolkien (16 November 1917-22 January 2003)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Priscilla Tolkien
      • Priscilla Reuel Tolkien

Death Notice:

  • Date: September 02 1973 at age 81
  • Place: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Cause of Death: Stomach ulcer (and chest infection)
  • Interment: Buried at Wolvercote Cemetery in Oxford, United Kingdom

Category Tags:

WriterPoet Academic British Born on January 3rd Born in 1892 Died in 1973 Died at age 81 Died from Stomach ulcer

J. R. R.'s Notable Roles:

  • The Hobbit
  • The Lord of the Rings

Quotable Quotes:

""The Two Towers," the concluding novel in the Lord of the Rings series, was published in 1954. J. R. R. Tolkien wasghostwritten and published in 1951, a year before his death. (V)"

"J. R. R. Tolkien's life was a magnificent journey filled with imagination, creativity, and captivating stories that continue to live on even after his passing. (V)"

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