JRR Tolkien

JRR Tolkien bio

Birth Name: JRR Tolkien

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Bloemfontein, South Africa

Date Of Birth: January 3, 1892

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

JRR Tolkien was born on the 3rd of January, 1892. He was famous for being a Novelist. English author, poet, and professor who wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He was ranked by The Times, a London newspaper, as one of the 50 greatest English authors since 1945 and he is widely considered to be the father of the modern fantasy genre.

JRR Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He began reading when he was just four years old and, in 1915, he graduated from Exeter College, Oxford, with honors. He subsequently served in the British Army during World War I and later accepted a professorship in Anglo-Saxon literature at Pembroke College, Oxford. He cited Old English stories, including Beowulf, as inspiration for the legends of Middle-earth. He also served as a codebreaker during World War II.

JRR Tolkien was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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JRR Tolkien was born in 1890s.

JRR Tolkien is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


JRR’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


JRR Tolkien’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on JRR Tolkien’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, JRR Tolkien kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

JRR Tolkien was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn



Zodiac Sign: JRR Tolkien was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: JRR Tolkien was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: JRR Tolkien had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

JRR Tolkien’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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